The Ox (牛) is the second of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Ox is denoted by the Earthly Branch symbol 丑. The name is also translated into English as Cow; the characters 牛/丑 also refer to the Cow in general, both the males and the females.
Years and the Five ElementsEdit
|Start date||End date||Heavenly branch|
|24 January 1925||12 February 1926||Wood Ox|
|11 February 1937||30 January 1938||Fire Ox|
|29 January 1949||16 February 1950||Earth Ox|
|15 February 1961||4 February 1962||Metal Ox|
|3 February 1973||22 January 1974||Water Ox|
|20 February 1985||8 February 1986||Wood Ox|
|7 February 1997||27 January 1998||Fire Ox|
|26 January 2009||13 February 2010||Earth Ox|
|12 February 2021||31 January 2022||Metal Ox|
|31 January 2033||18 February 2034||Water Ox|
Chinese Zodiac Ox Compatibility GridEdit
|Sign||Best Match||Average Match||No Match|
|Ox||Ox, Snake, Rooster||Dragon, Monkey, Rat, Dog, Tiger, Horse, Pig, Rabbit||Goat|
Basic astrology elementsEdit
|Earthly Branches Of Birth Year:||丑 Chǒu|
|The Five Elements:||Wood|
|Lucky Numbers:||8, 9, 3; Avoid: 6|
|Lucky Flowers:||tulip, evergreen, peach blossom, rose|
|Lucky Colors:||blue, red, purple; Avoid: white, green|
|Closest Western Zodiac:||Capricorn|
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