Year Of The Rooster – Chinese Zodiac Sign

Year of The Rooster – Getting To Know Chinese Sign Rooster

Are you born in the Year of the Rooster?

1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029 and so on…

The Chinese Zodiac is based on a twelve-year cycle. It is calculated according to the Chinese Lunar calendar and is related to as well as represented by animals. In this article, we look at the Chinese sign for those who are born under the year of the Rooster.

A ‘Rooster‘ holds the tenth position in the Chinese zodiac cycle. In Chinese culture, the Rooster (or the Chicken) symbolizes punctuality and idealism. People born in the year of Rooster are fearless, kind, and truthful in nature. They take a stand for what they believe is right and never hesitate to confront the hardships.

Roosters are very blunt and inherit candid personalities. They will tell you whatever is on their mind without adding sweet sugary things to say. But, they love to be the center of attraction to show their charm and charisma on any given occasion.

Roosters are confident in the way they carry themselves, as they are in front of their family, friends, or the public. Also, they certainly get impatient if the work is not as per their time and way. Thus, most of the time they prefer to work alone. 

Roosters live works on a simple motto; Work Hard and Party Harder. Their career is paramount to them. Among the other zodiacs, they are zealous, risk-takers, and multi-talented individuals. Their business-minded thinking makes them highly observant and dedicated to their work.

Year of Rooster and Elements

As per the Chinese Element Theory, each zodiac animal belongs to one of these five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold (Metal), and Water. Each of these elements appears once in every 60-year cycle.

A Wood Rooster, for example, appeared in 1945, followed by 2005, and it now will appear in 2029. The element and the zodiac sign of the birth year decide the fortunes and personality traits of individuals. 

Let’s read some more fascinating facts about these five elemental Roosters, which will help you or your partner to understand them precisely:

  • A Wood Rooster – Year: 1945, 2005 

The wooden element symbolizes confidence, compassion, and energy. Roosters are highly enthusiastic and love going for outings with their friends and family. Their career life is stable and smooth. They have a great sense of humor and good communication skills that influence people to draw towards them.

However, they can be overconfident and impatient. Thus if things do not go according to their plans, they might feel offended. Also, it can make them aggressive and burst out their anger to their dearest ones.

  • A Fire Rooster – Year: 1957, 2017

The fire element symbolizes hard work, responsibility, and trustworthiness. These Roosters have inherent leadership qualities and handle big tasks very efficiently. Most Fire Roosters believe that hardships and dedication can make everything possible. But, they are also backed by their positive thinking and good fortunes that help them progress aggressively.

At times, they are overwhelmed with the success that makes them feel over-ambitious and self-centered. Thus, they set unrealistic and unachievable goals that create unnecessary stress for them and their loved ones.

  • An Earth Rooster – Year: 1909, 1969

The earth element symbolizes kindness and generosity, which makes them popular and recognizable amongst their surroundings. Also, Roosters are calm, steady, and trustworthy people that make them good friends and loyal partners. They full-heartedly participate in the upliftment of society which makes them everyone’s favorite.

However, their positivity sometimes turns negative for themselves. They create nonsensical expectations and ideologies that are too vulnerable to their temptation. Also, their over-confidence tends to not listen to other people’s opinions, which might cost them massively.

  • A Gold Rooster – Year: 1921, 1981

The gold or metal element symbolizes determination, bravery, and commitment. These golden roosters are highly intellectual, organized and love to plan out things in advance. These hard-working people always excel in every work they do, which results in financial and career gains.

At times, their over-enthusiastic nature can be problematic to their colleagues or partners, making it difficult to tune with them. They can be too selfish and solemn with their reputation that might affect their professional and personal life.

  • A Water Rooster – Year: 1933, 1993

The water element symbolizes sympathy, compassion, and brilliance. They inherit dual-personality traits where they can be too kind and amiable for the needy. On the other hand, they are witty and dynamic for the rest. Their creative mindset helps them progress aggressively in their career and attain popularity among their friends & family. 

However, the Water Roosters are highly sensitive and cannot take criticism from anyone else. They are self-centered and full of pride.  Also,  do not challenge or stereotype them as they can be very vulnerable.

  • Numbers: 5, 7, and 8.
  • Days: 4th and 26th of every month (As per the Chinese Lunar Calendar)
  • Colors: Gold, Brown, and Yellow
  • Flowers: Gladiola, Impatiens, Cockscomb
  • Directions: Northeast, Southwest, and West
  • Colors: White, Green
  • Numbers: 1, 3 and 9
  • Direction: East, North

Final Thoughts

Roosters are trustworthy and social. They are outspoken, daring, and braggart. Roosters are all about confidence as they think they are always right. And, well that they are! Avoid being overconfident and impulsive about decisions as well as keep positivity in your life. Their motto for life is simple: Sky’s the limit. Hardship, confidence, and determination will only make you reach your milestones.

Aditya Dhanuka
Aditya Dhanuka
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