Rooster (zodiac)

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"Rooster, Chicken" in Traditional (top) and Simplified (bottom) Chinese characters
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Zodiac rooster, showing the (雞) character for rooster
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The Rooster (simplified Chinese : ; traditional Chinese : / ) is the tenth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the Earthly Branch symbol .

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In the Tibetan zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the bird is in place of the Rooster. [1] [2]

Years and the five elements

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

Start dateEnd dateHeavenly branch
22 January 19099 February 1910 Earth Rooster
8 February 192127 January 1922 Metal Rooster
26 January 193313 February 1934 Water Rooster
13 February 19451 February 1946 Wood Rooster
31 January 195717 February 1958 Fire Rooster
17 February 19695 February 1970 Earth Rooster
5 February 198124 January 1982 Metal Rooster
23 January 19939 February 1994 Water Rooster
9 February 200528 January 2006 Wood Rooster
28 January 201715 February 2018 Fire Rooster [4]
13 February 20292 February 2030 Earth Rooster
1 February 204121 January 2042 Metal Rooster
19 February 20537 February 2054 Water Rooster
5 February 206525 January 2066 Wood Rooster
24 January 207711 February 2078 Fire Rooster
10 February 208929 January 2090 Earth Rooster
21 January 210116 February 2102 Metal Rooster

Basic astrology elements

Earthly Branches:酉 Yǒu
The Five Elements: Metal / Gold
Yin Yang:Yin
Lunar Month:Eighth
Lucky Numbers:5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors:gold, brown, yellow; Avoid: white, green
Season:Autumn

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