Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Dragon
Chinese: 龙 lóng
1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
Dragon enjoys a very high reputation in Chinese culture. Chinese people always regard themselves as descendents of the dragon. In ancient China, this imaginary creature was thought to speed across the sky with divine power. It is the token of authority, dignity, honor, success, luck, and capacity. Emperors entitled themselves exclusively as 'dragon'.
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Chen
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yang
Lucky Signs for Dragon:Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 6
Lucky Colors: gold, silver, hoary
Lucky Flowers: bleeding heart vine, larkspur, hyacinth
Lucky Directions: west, north, northwest
- Unlucky Numbers: 9, 8, 3
- Unlucky Colors: red, green, purple, black
- Unlucky Direction: southeast
Decisive, inspiring, magnanimous, sensitive, ambitious, romantic
Eccentric, tactless, fiery, intolerant, unrealistic
- Best Matches: Rat, Tiger, Snake
They are born to be a couple, and they can build up a well-to-do and happy family. Dragons give a lot of support and guidance for Tigers and Snakes, and they get tenderness and care for return. Sharing similar interests and hobbies, they can be best partners in travel.
- Bad Matches: Ox, Sheep, Dog
Quarrels and conflicts take turns to show up in their life, and they even become enemy at last. The reason for their split is that they cannot tolerant each other’s flaws and they always put themselves in the first.
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- Blood Type O: They are talkative and confident, and have a good leadership. With strong willpower, they will endeavor to realize their dreams. Sometimes, stubbornness will cause their failures.
- Blood Type A: Upright, delicate and sensitive, they are strict with themselves and people around them. They are ambitious in politics, economy and art, but passive in relationship.
- Blood Type B: They are imaginative and creative, and they are always the people who put forward the ideas. Besides, their manner of humor can make people feel relaxed.
- Blood Type AB: They have strong sense of principle, responsibility and justice, so they can always finish the tasks perfectly. They are also generous to help people in need, and keep a positive attitude towards life and work.