Year of the Pig: what does your Chinese zodiac say about you?

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Year of the Pig: what does your Chinese zodiac say about you?

Welcome to the Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is on 5 Febuary 2019 and is celebrated in many different ways around the world. The Chinese Zodiac, known as Sheng Xiao, is based on a 12-year cycle, with each year in the cycle relating to an animal sign.

The pig is the twelfth zodiac animal and is this year's sign. Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life. They are happy, easygoing, honest, trusting, educated, sincere and brave.

Pigs might not stand out in a crowd. But they are very realistic. Others may be all talk and no action but pigs are the opposite.

They are not wasteful spenders, however let themselves enjoy life. They love entertainment and will occasionally treat themselves. A bit materialistic, but this is motivation for them to work hard.

Pigs are energetic and enthusiastic. If given the chance, they will take positions of power and status. They believe that only those people have the right to speak, and that’s what they want.

Compatability:

  • Most compatible: Tiger, Rabbit, Goat
  • Least compatible: Snake, Monkey

Lucky for Pigs:

  • Colours: yellow, grey, brown
  • Numbers: 2, 5, 8

Unlucky for Pigs:

  • Colours: blue, green
  • Numbers: 1, 7, 9

*(Information sourced via chinesenewyear.net)

Read on to discover more about your Chinese zodiac sign.

1. Rat:

Quick-witted, resourceful and versatile.
Born: 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

2. Ox:

Decisive, honest, dependable and hardworking.
Born: 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

3. Tiger

Brave, competitive, unpredictable and self-confident.
Born: 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

4. Rabbit

Gentle, quiet, elegant and alert; quick, skilful, kind and patient.
Born: 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

5. Dragon

Strength, confident, intelligent, ambitious, persevering and hardworking.
Born: 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

6. Snake

Flexibility, intelligent, courageous, confident, insightful and communicative.
Born: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

7. Horse

Forging ahead, animated, kind, straightforward, active and energetic.
Born: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014

8. Goat

Unity, gentle, shy, stable, sympathetic and amicable.
Born: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

9. Monkey

Changeability, witty, intelligent, ambitious and adventurous.
Born: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

10. Rooster

Constant, observant, hardworking, resourceful, courageous, and talented
Born: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

11. Dog

Fidelity, loyal, honest, amiable, kind, cautious and prudent.
Born: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

12. Pig

Amiability, diligent, compassionate, generous, easy-going and gentle.
Born: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

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