1972 Chinese Zodiac - Water Rat

Which type of Rat are people born in 1972 Chinese Zodiac year?

According to Chinese zodiac, 1972 is the year of the Rat, and it belongs to Water on the basis of Chinese Five Elements. So people born in 1972 is the Water Rat.

Chinese calendar follows lunar calendar, so the date of each year is a little different from western calendar. People born from February 15, 1972 to February 2, 1973 are the Water Rat, those who born from January 1 to February 14 in 1972 are Metal Pig. 

Lucky Signs for 1972 Water Rat

 Lucky Numbers: 2, 3

 Lucky Colors: blue, golden yellow, green

2024 Horoscope for Water Rat Born in 1972

According to Rat horoscope in 2024, people born in 1972 would acquire more professional knowledge and skills, which would help improve their work efficiency. They would also work responsibly and do a great job. Thanks to all these, they are very likely to be rewarded with a promotion and a higher salary. The prediction in wealth says that they may have some financial disputes with others; so when dealing with money issues, be more careful than usual. In the aspect of health, they may suffer from a few minor illnesses, like catching a cold or fever. In daily life, take in more nutritious food and do regular exercises to enhance the immunity system. It may not be easy for them to make new friends. But they would get along well with their old friends. At home, the relationship with their wife or husband would be harmonious as a whole, in spite of some occasional squabbles. 

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Personality Traits of the 1972 Chinese Zodiac Water Rat

The Water Rat are intelligent, active and kind. They like socializing and treat people very gently and carefully, so it is easy for them to get along well with other people and make friends. And they have strong adaptability in all aspects. 

However, people with Chinese zodiac Rat born in 1972 usually have no good life goals and may not well plan their own lives. They are not straightforward enough and have no enough courage. They are emotionally sentimental and sometimes too confident, which make others cannot understand them. They are quick temper and are likely to hurt others unconsciously.

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The Water Rat have the talent in doing business, and it is easy for them to achieve success. But they are impatient and fickle, which may lead them to make some wrong choices. Someone may help them when they are in troubles, so they can as a whole achieve some achievements in their careers.

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They have a relatively good fortune luck in their lives. They can earn a lot of money, because of their good luck in career. Their lovers can also help them make a fortune successfully. Not only do they have the ability to make money, but also have the ability to save money. Even if they are in trouble, their friends can help them generously. Therefore, they can accumulate a lot of wealth in their life. 

Love and Relationships

Their fortune in love are also pretty good. They may meet their better half who will help them in every aspect and change their whole lives. They will help you to get out of the miserable lives earlier and live a stable and comfortable life as soon as possible. But remember once meet the right person, tell them at first and do not hesitate.

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The Water Rat have no strong body or very healthy physical condition. They get sick and tired easily. They often catch colds, and they are easy suffering from gastrointestinal diseases. Therefore, they should better avoid heavy manual work. Pay attention to diet, especially avoid the cold, greasy, spicy, food. And outdoor activities and exercises are essential.

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- Last updated on Feb. 05, 2024 by Brenda Lian -
Questions & Answers on 1972 Chinese Zodiac - Water Rat
Asked by Ranjini from UNITED KINGDOM | Mar. 02, 2024 07:16Reply
I’m in love with a Taurus man born on 12th May 1972. He’s very deep money trouble and I’m not sure our love relationship will last. I want to know if he will come back to me.
Answers (2)
Answered by Harry | Mar. 03, 2024 23:43

It is better offer both of you birth dates to see if you are compatible.
Answered by Ranjini | Mar. 05, 2024 00:33

My date of birth is 25 October 1970- I live in UK and I’m in love with a Taurus man born on 12 May 1972 and he lives in USA. He’s in deep money trouble and I’m not sure our love relationship will last.
Asked by Jean P. Ganub from PHILIPPINES | Dec. 30, 2023 05:27Reply
I was born May 2,1972, I have a lots of problem this year 2023, how my life this coming year 2024
Answers (3)
Answered by Diana | Jan. 02, 2024 19:02

Monkey people will welcome a favorable new year. In career aspect, they may develop great success and they also meet some good chances in health and love relationship.
Answered by Sandra | Jan. 19, 2024 20:13

How will March 26, 1972 How does 2024 look- Health and Luck? 2023 not so good
Answered by Diana | Jan. 21, 2024 17:33

Hi Sandra, your new year will see a more positive trend and have some lucky time. Don't worry too much, and you will have some good opportunities as long as you work hard and stay calm. Good luck!
Asked by Woodrow Oldford from PANAMA | Aug. 16, 2022 00:36Reply
Living as an expat.
I love living as an expat but it appears my company is in jeopardy of closing or scaling back. Is my job secure, or will I be staring a new job in a new country in the next 12 months, or will I be moving back to Canada?
Answers (1)
Answered by Woodrow Oldford | Aug. 16, 2022 00:49

I should add, I am a water rat, born April 20, 1972.
Asked by Bae april 1972 from DENMARK | Feb. 15, 2022 20:16Reply
Water Rat finance 2022
Will be improve my financial and career for 2022??
Answers (1)
Answered by Bae | Feb. 23, 2022 01:36

I was born April 16, 1972 sorry didnt wrote here earlier
Asked by Szu from PHILIPPINES | Jun. 14, 2021 22:06Reply
Hi I was born Nov. 04, 1976 and husband on May 12, 1972, family plan to move rental apartment
I'm just wondering if it's OK to move to a new apartment this July 2021? Thank you.
Answers (2)
Answered by Claire | Jun. 20, 2021 23:47

Yes, it will be ok for you to move to a new apartment this July.
Answered by Jacob | Nov. 19, 2021 02:30

You stop thinking too much.. Allow your quite and steady man to express his opinion also. Maybe he has all the answers.

Take a break
God bless you !
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