Chinese New Year Animals


Chinese New Year brings along with it fun, joy and merriment along with it. With a twelve year circle in the Chinese calendar, the main trait of the Chinese New year is that it names each of those twelve years after an animal. The Chinese New year animals bring along different characteristics with it in each of those years. As per the Chinese myth the animal ruling the year in which a person is born has extreme influences on his or her behavior. For example, year 2012, being the year of Tiger, will more or less make people born in that year really strong, similar to the traits of a Tiger.

The first of the twelve Chinese New Year animals is the Rat, followed by Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Each year getting linked to different animals, got different traits of these twelve animals.

Rooster

Taking birth in the year of the rooster, one has a character which is highly principle oriented. They are responsible about everything around them and have good persuasive power. They are honest and have a good communicating ability.

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Monkey

Born in the year of the monkey, one will be smart, brave, and competitive, exploring new things always. With a sharp memory, they respond very quickly to most of the things. They have an inborn capacity to win people’s trust very easily but they are not patient at all.

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Rat

Those who are born in the year of the Rat have the tendency of being sensitive and smart, with an easy adaptability attitude. But they are curious about everything happening around them and make the best use of the opportunities that comes along.

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Ox

Those born in the year of the ox shall always remain extra dedicated to their work. Consciousness, carefulness and a discrete nature at work is what they value, both in personal and professional life.

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Tiger

Born in the year of tiger would definitely allow you to have a strong personality, oozing with self-confidence and an adventurous bent of mind. They also have a keen attitude to obey others.

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Rabbit

Born in the year of the rabbit, you have a gentle nature full of sympathy and love for others. Enjoying a quiet life is what they appreciate. They are indeed good employees.

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Dragon

The year of the Dragon gives you a strong body and mind with full of energy. They have broad goals in life and a deep sense of self-awareness.

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Snake

Those born in the year of the snake will always be calm and coy. They set an example to others and stands as an inspiration to fellow friends and peers. But they have a stubborn nature.

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Horse

Those born in the year of the horse will be highly extrovert and active. They do not give up matters easily and boasts of a bad temper.

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Sheep

Sophisticated and considerate – these are the two main characteristics of those born in the year of the sheep. They will readily find solutions to all the problems around them. Not getting bowed by hardships, they are tolerant and is not spend thrift in nature.

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Dog

If you are born in the year of the dog, you shall stand out to be really strong-willed and loyal to your friends and peers. You are not the one who would compromise if something is done in the right manner.

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Pig

Born in the year of the pig, you will be optimistic and boast of good luck along with wealth and money. You are honest, generous.

Pig
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