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Rooster (zodiac)

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The Rooster (simplified Chinese: 鸡; traditional Chinese: 雞/鷄)) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the earthly branch character 酉.

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

22 January 1909 – 9 February 1910: Earth Rooster

8 February 1921 – 27 January 1922: Metal Rooster

26 January 1933 – 13 February 1934: Water Rooster

13 February 1945 – 1 February 1946: Wood Rooster

31 January 1957 – 17 February 1958: Fire Rooster

17 February 1969 – 5 February 1970: Earth Rooster

5 February 1981 – 24 January 1982: Metal Rooster

23 January 1993 – 9 February 1994: Water Rooster

9 February 2005 – 28 January 2006: Wood Rooster

28 January 2017 – 15 February 2018: Fire Rooster

13 February 2029 – 2 February 2030: Earth Rooster


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

Category: Astrological Symbols.

Rooster (zodiac) is part of the Chinese zodiac group.

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