Rabbit (zodiac)

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Rabbit
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"Rabbit" in regular Chinese characters
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The Rabbit (卯) is the fourth part of the 12-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac. The Year of the Rabbit is related with the symbol of the Earthly Branch 卯.

In the Vietnamese and Gurung zodiac, the cat takes the place of the Rabbit.

Year and the Five Elements[change | change source]

Sexagenary cycle years

People born within these dates can be said to be born in the "Year of the Rabbit", while carrying the following elemental symbol.

Start date End date Heavenly branch
29 January 1903 15 February 1904 Water Rabbit
14 February 1915 3 February 1916 Wood Rabbit
2 February 1927 22 January 1928 Fire Rabbit
19 February 1939 7 February 1940 Earth Rabbit
6 February 1951 26 January 1952 Metal Rabbit
25 January 1963 12 February 1964 Water Rabbit
11 February 1975 30 January 1976 Wood Rabbit
29 January 1987 16 February 1988 Fire Rabbit
16 February 1999 4 February 2000 Earth Rabbit
3 February 2011 22 January 2012 Metal Rabbit
22 January 2023 9 February 2024 Water Rabbit
8 February 2035 27 January 2036 Wood Rabbit
26 January 2047 13 February 2048 Fire Rabbit
11 February 2059 1 February 2060 Earth Rabbit
31 January 2071 18 February 2072 Metal Rabbit
17 February 2083 5 February 2084 Water Rabbit
5 February 2095 24 January 2096 Wood Rabbit

Chinese Zodiac Sign[change | change source]

Symbol Best match Average pair No match
Rabbit Rabbit, Pig, Goat and Dog Dragon, Snake, Horse, Monkey, Ox, Tiger Rooster or Rat

Basic astrological elements[change | change source]

Earthly branches tree
The Five Elements Wood
Yin Yang: Yin
Lucky Month: Second
Lucky number: 3, 6, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
Lucky flower: flower of the new plant lily, fittonia, snapdragon
Lucky color: black, pink, purple, blue, red; Avoid: brown, yellow, white
Season: Autumn

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