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Rat (Zodiac)

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The Rat (wiktionary:大鼠) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar, the Year of the Rat is associated with the earthly branch symbol 子.

Persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Rat", while also bearing the following elemental sign:

12 February 1888 - 30 January 1889: Earth Rat

31 January 1900 – 18 February 1901: Metal Rat

18 February 1912 – 5 February 1913: Water Rat

5 February 1924 – 23 January 1925: Wood Rat

24 January 1936 – 10 February 1937: Fire Rat

10 February 1948 – 28 January 1949: Earth Rat

28 January 1960 – 14 February 1961: Metal Rat

15 February 1972 – 2 February 1973: Water Rat

2 February 1984 – 19 February 1985: Wood Rat

19 February 1996 – 6 February 1997: Fire Rat

7 February 2008 – 25 January 2009: Earth Rat

25 January 2020 – 11 February 2021: Metal Rat

11 February 2032 - 30 January 2033: Water Rat


Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Astrological Symbols.

Rat (Zodiac) is part of the Chinese zodiac group.

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