Rabbit (zodiac)

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"Rabbit" in regular Chinese characters
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Zodiac rabbit, showing the (兔) character for rabbit

The Rabbit ( ) is the fourth in the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rabbit is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol .

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In the Vietnamese zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the cat takes the place of the rabbit. [1] In the Malay zodiac, the mousedeer takes the place of the rabbit.

Years and the Five Elements

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Rabbit", while also bearing the following elemental sign: [2] [3]

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White Rabbit figure in stone.
Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
29 January 190315 February 1904 Water Rabbit
14 February 19153 February 1916 Wood Rabbit
2 February 192722 January 1928 Fire Rabbit
19 February 19397 February 1940 Earth Rabbit
6 February 195126 January 1952 Metal Rabbit
25 January 196312 February 1964 Water Rabbit
11 February 197530 January 1976 Wood Rabbit
29 January 198716 February 1988 Fire Rabbit
16 February 19994 February 2000 Earth Rabbit
3 February 201122 January 2012 Metal Rabbit
22 January 20239 February 2024 Water Rabbit
8 February 203527 January 2036 Wood Rabbit
26 January 204713 February 2048 Fire Rabbit
11 February 20591 February 2060 Earth Rabbit
31 January 207118 February 2072 Metal Rabbit
17 February 20835 February 2084 Water Rabbit
5 February 209524 January 2096 Wood Rabbit
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A nest containing baby Rabbits

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches of Birth Year:Tree
The Five Elements: Wood
Yin Yang:Yin
Lunar Month:Second
Lucky Numbers:3, 6, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers:flower of fragrant plantain lily, nerve plant, snapdragon
Lucky Colors:black, pink, purple, blue, grey, red; Avoid: brown, yellow, white
Season:Spring

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