It’s Chinese New Year! Find Out More About You & Baby’s Zodiac Signs

Chinese New Year Window to the Womb
Chinese New Year Window to the Womb

What Zodiac Sign Are You & What Does It Mean?

Chinese New Year is a traditional and very important Chinese holiday. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is also referred to as the Lunar New Year. It’s marked on the 23rd day of the 12th month in the Chinese lunar calendar ans this year it’s February 5th! Traditionally, animals are used to symbolise each birth year, so if you’re little one is due this 2019; they’re the year of the pig!

So What’s Your Zodiac Sign?

Find your birth year below to see what zodiac animal you are.

  • Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960
  • Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961
  • Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962
  • Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963
  • Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964
  • Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965
  • Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966
  • Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967
  • Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968
  • Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969
  • Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970
  • Pig: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971

Year of the Pig…

Year of the dog

Boys born in the Pig year are optimistic and gentle. They are very focused. Once they decide on a goal, they’ll put everything into it.

Girls born in the Pig year are full of excitement. They attend social events whenever possible and treat everyone genuinely. Combined with their easygoing personality, they gain everyone’s trust.

“Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life.”

Lucky things for Pigs

  • Colors: yellow, gray, brown
  • Numbers: 2, 5, 8
  • Mineral: agate
  • Directions of auspiciousness: southeast, east
  • Directions of wealth: northeast
  • Directions of love: north

Unlucky things

  • Colors: blue, green
  • Numbers: 1, 7, 9

Source: chinesenewyear.net

Chinese Zodiac Signs

Source: Getty Images

What Does My Sign Mean?

Rat
Element: Water
Partners well with: Dragon and Monkey
Characteristics: Intelligent, adaptable, quick-witted, charming, artistic, sociable.

Ox
Element: Earth
Partners well with: Snake and Rooster
Characteristics: Loyal, reliable, thorough, strong, reasonable, steady, determined
Bull Symbolic Meaning here.

Tiger
Element: Wood
Partners well with: Horse and Dog
Characteristics: Enthusiastic, courageous, ambitious, leadership, confidence, charismatic
Click here for more Chinese symbolic meanings for Tiger.

Rabbit
Element: Wood
Partners well with: Sheep and Boar
Characteristics: Trustworthy, empathic, modest, diplomatic, sincere, sociable, caretakers, sensitive.
More on Rabbit meanings here.

Dragon
Element: Earth
Partners well with: Rat and Monkey
Characteristics: Lucky, flexible, eccentric, imaginative, artistic, spiritual, charismatic
More on Chinese Dragon Symbolism here.

Snake
Element: Fire
Partners well with: Rooster and Ox
Characteristics: Philosophical, organized, intelligent, intuitive, elegant, attentive, decisive
Symbolism of Snake here.

Horse
Element: Fire
Partners well with: Dog and Tiger
Characteristics: Adaptable, loyal, courageous, ambitious, intelligent, adventurous, strong 
See also Horse symbolic meanings.

Goat/Sheep
Element: Earth
Partners well with: Boar and Rabbit
Characteristics: Tasteful, crafty, warm, elegant, charming, intuitive, sensitive, calm 
See also Goat symbolic meanings.

Monkey
Element: Metal
Partners well with: Dragon and Rat
Characteristics: Quick-witted, charming, lucky, adaptable, bright, versatile, lively, smart. More on Monkey symbolism here. See also Monkey symbolic meanings.

Rooster
Element: Metal
Partners well with: Snake and Ox
Characteristics: Honest, energetic, intelligent, flamboyant, flexible, diverse, confident. For more information on Rooster Symbol meanings, click here.

Dog
Element: Earth
Partners well with: Tiger and Horse
Characteristics: Loyal, sociable, courageous, diligent, steady, lively, adaptable, smart For more information on Dog Symbol meanings, click here.

Pig/Boar
Element: Water
Partners well with: Sheep and Rabbit
Characteristics: Honorable, philanthropic, determined, optimistic, sincere, sociable For more information on Boar Symbol meanings, click here.

Source: What’s Your Sign

Happy Chinese New Year everyone!

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