Year of the Rooster
|2017 is the Year of the Rooster according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Fire Rooster, starting from Jan. 28, 2017 (Chinese New Year) and lasting to Feb. 15, 2018.|
Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029...
Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. For ancestors who had no alarm clocks, the crowing was significant, as it could awaken people to get up and start to work. In Chinese culture, another symbolic meaning of chicken carries is exorcising evil spirits.
Earthly Branch: You 酉
Element: Metal (Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin
Years of the Rooster
Lucky Signs for People Born in Rooster Year:
Lucky Colors: gold, brown, brownish yellow, yellow
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Directions: west, southwest, northeast
- Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
- Unlucky Colors: white, green
- Unlucky Directions: east, north
Independent, capable, warm-hearted, self-respect, quick minded
Impatient, critical, eccentric, narrow-minded, selfish
- Perfect Matches: Ox, Snake
If combining with people in Ox or Snake signs, most of them will obtain everlasting and harmonious marriage lives. The connection between them can become tight. In addition, couples of these combinations always become enviable ones in other people’s eyes.
- Avoid: Rat, Rabbit, Horse, Rooster, Dog
They have a large chance to obtain a tough and unstable love life if they get married with people with the above five signs. During the whole life, they always meet difficulties and troubles. However, they don’t have enough abilities to solve them because of their born different opinions and attitudes with each other. Lots of divergences will damage the relationship finally.
- See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
- Blood Type O: Most of them are clever and wise. They can always find the fastest way to learn new things and adapt to new environment.
- Blood Type A: They are gentle, generous and kind-hearted in ordinary life. Thus they always win high popularity among surrounding people.
- Blood Type B: Type B people have keen insight when they need to make decisions. They are suitable for being the group leader because they usually can provide valuable suggestions.
- Blood Type AB: They have outstanding working abilities that can easily attract others’ attention. Most of them are willing to help others even though they have more important things to do.
People born in different years of a same zodiac sign vary in personality according to Chinese Five Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. See what kind of Roosters you are.
|Types||Years of Birth||Personality Traits|
|Wood Rooster||1945, 2005||Energetic, humorous, paying great attention to family.|
|Fire Rooster||1957, 2017||Holding strong sense of time, trustworthy; good at managing money.|
|Earth Rooster||1909, 1969||Active, perceptive, like traveling and making friends.|
|Metal Rooster||1921, 1981||Clear mind and exceptional logic, brave to overcome difficulties.|
|Water Rooster||1933, 1993||Smart and agile, sensitive, keen on art and niceness.|