How Do We Know Which Year Belongs to Which Animal ?


mickey mickey As we already know, the Chinese Zodiac consists of a 12 year cycle. From the very begining of the first cycle, following the record in the history, people can easily figure out which year in the history or in the future should belong to which animal.

The following table shows the cycle of the Chinese Zodiac in the recent 100-plus years:

   Rat   
   Ox    
  Tiger  
  Rabbit
  Dragon
  Snake  
  Horse  
  Sheep  
  Monkey
Rooster
   Dog  
   Pig  
1900
1901
1902
1903
1904
1905
1906
1907
1908
1909
1910
1911
1912
1913
1914
1915
1916
1917
1918
1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
2024
2025
2026
2027
2028
2029
2030
2031
2032
2033
2034
2035
2036
2037
2038
2039
2040
2041
2042
2043

You can find out your animal sign based on the year of your birth using the above table. You can also read the following descriptions to check the characteristics and fortures of the people who are sharing the same animal sign and see if it is somehow reasonable :

Rat: Ambitious and honest but prone to spend freely. Quick to anger. Compatible with Dragons and Monkeys, avoid Horses.
Ox: Bright, inspiring and easy going. You make an outstanding parent. You should marry a Snake or Rooster but not a Sheep.
Tiger: A fighting spirit --- aggressive and courageous. A sensitive deep thinker who is true blue with friends. Marry a Horse or Dog but beware of the Monkey.
Rabbit: Luckiest of signs - talented and affectionate, yet shy. You seek peace. Marry a Sheep or Pig, not a Rooster.
Dragon: Excitable, with complex life. Stubborn on outside - soft hearted inside. A born leader. Compatible with Monkey and Rat. Beware of Dog.
Snake: Wise and intense, but vain. Passionate and determined. A winner with money. Rooster and Ox are your closest signs. Pig is enemy.
Horse: Cheerful and popular, but impatient. Handy with money - always a winner. Compatible with Tiger and Dog, but never a Rat.
Sheep: Elegant and creative - best in arts. Passionate but timid. Most compatible with Rabbits and Pigs. Avoid Ox.
Monkey: Very intelligent and able to influence people. Good politician. Thirsty for knowledge. Talented and inventive, but easily discouraged. Seek a Dragon or Rat, not Tiger.
Rooster: A pioneer spirit devoted to work and quest after knowledge. Sometimes selfish and eccentric. Trouble with Rabbit but fine with Snake and Ox.
Dog: Honest and loyal leader of men. Generous but stubborn. Earmarked for success. Horses and Tigers are friendly but watch out for Dragons.
Pig: Shy but short tempered. Affectionate and kind to loved ones. You are impulsive and honest. Most compatible with Sheep and Rabbits. Steer clear of other Pigs.

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