Sign of the Rabbit
The Chinese calendar is divided not by numerical years, as is in the Western concept of time, but in a 12-year cycle of animal signs, which continually repeat themselves. According to Chinese legend, these twelve signs are the Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Ram (Sheep), Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Boar (Pig).
In Chinese folklore, traits and characteristics similar to the Zodiac horoscope have developed around each of these annual animal signs -- some of which are more desirable than others. Here is a look at the qualities of each of them.
Next Year of the Rabbit: Feb 03, 2011
Sign of the Rabbit
The Year of the Rabbit is considered financially lucky for the people born in that year. They succeed in business and have an uncanny gift to make shrewd business decisions. For their business acumen and general good fortunate, people born in the Year of the Rabbit tend to be highly admired and trusted. They reward this admiration and trust with an even-tempered personality and wise disposition. Some Rabbits, however, have been known to exhibit opportunistic behavior -- especially when a business deal hangs in the balance. Also beware that despite Rabbits' kind and thoughtful demeanor, they can be fond of gossip.
Character Traits : Rabbit
Positive: Lucky, kind, likable, cautious, artistic, astute
Negative: Moody, superficial, opportunistic, self-indulgent
Years of the Rabbit
1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023, 2035
The Chinese Zodiac : 12 Animal Signs
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