Know Your Chinese Zodiac Signs

Know Your Chinese Zodiac Signs

Most of us are aware about the different zodiac signs according to our birthdays. Chinese astrology follows a different system. All signs represent the 12 phases of a year and each animal depicts the personality of every individual based on their birth year.  These 12 animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.


 The first sign of the Chinese Zodiac astrology, a rat year comes after every 12 years. People with rat as their zodiac animals are expressive, amiable and extrovert. They are quick witted, versatile and smart. They are known for their perfectionist attitude.

Rat years:  1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032 etc

Lucky Colours: blue, gold, green


The second animal of zodiac sign, the ox is born leaders. They are extremely peaceful and organized, they are not afraid of hard work. The ox has a high sense of patriotism but have a short temper. Their violent side becomes their weakness.

Ox Year-1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021 etc

Lucky colours: white, yellow, and green


 Bold, fearless, protective and strong, Tiger is the King of the Jungle. They are respected for their assertiveness and decision making skills. The tiger have a stubborn personality- they never take back their decisions even when wrong. Bold and competitive the tiger never bows down.

Tiger years- 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, and 2022.

Lucky Colours -blue, grey, orange, white


Considered the luckiest of all animals, rabbit are people who bring mercy, elegance and beauty. They are not fighters and prefer dealing with complications in a calm manner.

Rabbit years- 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023,2035

Lucky Colour- red, pink, purple, blue


 This powerful animal is part of Chinese heritage. It represents power, intelligence, confidence and enthusiasm. They do not like criticism and may appear arrogant to many.

Dragon years- 1928 ,1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024,2036

Lucky Colours- gold, silver, grayish white


Intuitive, wise and intelligent- Snake zodiac signs talk less. Not because they are shy but because they see talking as a futile exercise. They are great thinkers and often ask for their own space.

Lucky Colours- black, red, and yellow

Snake years- 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037


Horses are extroverts. They love social gatherings and events. Their wit and sense of humour adds to their charming personality.

Horse years- 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026, 2038

Lucky colours- yellow and green


Sheep are shy. They are mild and soft spoken but do not commit the mistake of judging their face. They can tackle issues single handedly. Creative and intelligent- the sheep zodiac sign will amaze you.

Sheep years-1931,1943,1955,1967,1979, 1991,2003, 2015, 2027, 2039

Lucky Colours: green, red, purple


Monkey zodiac sign love playing pranks and thus are considered very naughty. They are quick learners and love creating new things.

Monkey years- 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028

Lucky Colour- white, blue, gold


Aggressive, critical and choosy- Roosters show a wide range of emotions. Roosters are also happy go lucky, amiable and friendly. Roosters love exploring different potentials.

Rooster years-1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

Lucky colours: gold, brown, and yellow


Dogs are loyal and friendly but they fail to express themselves. They are protective about their loved ones and are playful in nature. Dog zodiac signs are helpful and will always contribute

Dog years- 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030

Lucky colours: red, green, and purple


Compassionate and generous, Pigs have great will power. They are ready to give their 100 % to their goals. Calm and collected, Pigs can handle situations but they are easily fooled because of their gullible nature.

Pig years- 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

Lucky colors: yellow, gray, brown, gold