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The Rabbit () is the fourth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rabbit is associated with the Earthly Branch symbol .

In the Vietnamese zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the cat takes the place of the Rabbit.[1]

Years and the Five ElementsEdit

People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year of the Rabbit", while also bearing the following elemental sign:[2][3]

 
White Rabbit figure in stone.
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
 
A nest containing baby Rabbits

CompatibilityEdit

Sign Best Match/ Balance (4th Trine Group) Average No Match/ Rival-Enemy-Obstacle (Opposite Sign)
Rabbit Rabbit, Goat, Pig Dog, Tiger, Horse, Dragon, Monkey, Rat, Snake, Ox Rooster

Cycle: (Trine Group) Rabbit needs Goat, Goat needs Pig, Pig needs Rabbit; (Opposite Sign) but her rival opposes the Rooster.

Basic astrology elementsEdit

Earthly Branches of Birth Year: Tree
The Five Elements: Wood
Yin Yang: Yin
Lunar Month: Second
Lucky Numbers: 3, 6, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers: flower of fragrant plantain lily, nerve plant, snapdragon
Lucky Colors: black, pink, purple, blue, red; Avoid: brown, yellow, white
Season: Spring

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tamu (Gurung) Losar Festival". ECS Nepal. 11 July 2010. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  2. ^ "When is Chinese New Year?". pinyin.info. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Chinese Zodiac - Rabbit (Hare)". Your Chinese Astrology. Retrieved 13 March 2018.