Year of the Pig
Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043...
Pig is not thought to be a smart animal in China. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat. Thus it usually features laziness and clumsiness. On the positive side, it behaves itself, has no plan to harm others, and can bring affluence to people. Consequently, it has been regarded as wealth.
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Hai
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Shui (Water)
Yin Yang: Yin
Years of the Pig
Lucky Signs for People Born in Pig Year:
Lucky Colors: yellow, grey, brown, gold
Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite
Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast
- Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
- Unlucky Colors: red, blue, green
- Unlucky Directions: east, west
Warm-hearted, good-tempered, loyal, honest, gentle
Naive, gullible, sluggish, short-tempered
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- Perfect Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep
These combinations always have a high possibility to obtain a sweet and everlasting marriage. When meeting difficulties, they can face them together. More patience and enough encouragement are keys to solve problems. They have common goals and similar values, which add more fun in daily life.
- Avoid: Snake, Monkey
Totally different personalities may lead to conflicts. They always have completely contrary opinions about one thing, and cannot reach an agreement because of their stubbornness. If getting married, one would always think about his/her own advantages and feelings, which would hurt the other.
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- Best Jobs: Veterinarians, foresters, teachers, civil servants, policemen, doctors, breeders, professors, artists…
- Best Working Partners: Tiger, Rabbit & Sheep
- Best Age to Start a Business: 40-50
- Best Career Field: Restaurant, charity, cram school
- See more about Pig's Best Business and Career Fields
- Blood Type O: They are brave and full of enthusiasm. Most of them are independent. They believe that success should be achieved by own efforts.
- Blood Type A: Their gentle and optimistic characteristics can always influence people around. They are reliable, and always try their best to help friends who are in trouble.
- Blood Type B: In most cases, they are honest to everyone, which gives enough sense of security to their partners.
- Blood Type AB: They have high responsibility towards career, with enviable intelligence and outstanding abilities. They are born leaders that can make full use of everyone’s advantages.
The system of Five Elements in Chinese culture influences people’s character, ability, and luck. See analysis on the following five types of Pigs.
|Types||Years of Birth||Personality Traits|
|Wood Pig||1935, 1995||Simple and honest, easygoing, endurable but sometimes impetuous.|
|Fire Pig||1947, 2007||Dependent, cooperative, owning great ambitions and good luck in wealth.|
|Earth Pig||1959, 2019||Good at socializing and maintaining interpersonal relation.|
|Metal Pig||1911, 1971||Gentle, broad-minded, frank, helpful.|
|Water Pig||1923, 1983||Responsible, serious, like to go one's own way.|