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The Rabbit is ranked fourth of the 12 Chinesezodiacanimals. In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold (Metal), and Water.
A Wood Rabbit, for example, comes once in a 60-year cycle. It’s believed that people have different characteristics according to their birth year’s zodiac sign and elements.
|Rabbit Year||Lunar Zodiac Year||Element and Sign|
|1939||Feb. 19, 1939 – Feb. 7, 1940||Earth Rabbit|
|1951||Feb. 6, 1951 – Jan. 26, 1952||Gold Rabbit|
|1963||Jan. 25, 1963 – Feb. 12, 1964<||Water Rabbit|
|1975||Feb. 11, 1975 – Jan. 30, 1976||Wood Rabbit|
|1987||Jan. 29, 1987 – Feb. 16, 1988||Fire Rabbit|
|1999||Feb. 16, 1999 – Feb. 4, 2000||Earth Rabbit|
|2011||Feb. 3, 2011 – Jan. 22, 2012||Gold Rabbit|
|2023||Jan. 22, 2023 – Feb. 9, 2024||Water Rabbit|
People born in a year of the Rabbit with the Water element agreeing are gentle and amicable, and are able to adjust readily to different conditions, yet are easily influenced by others due to their weak mindset and principles.
They rely heavily on people they trust and often feel depressed once they lose their dependence. As a result, they should learn to be independent.
Water Rabbits are fond of indulging themselves with all their bad habits; therefore, they are advised not to waste money on unnecessary social engagements but to save it for a rainy day instead.
People born in a Rabbit year corresponding to the Wood element are clever, quick-witted, and good at making plans.
Wood Rabbits are prone to being selfish in life and attach great importance on an equitable distribution of everything. They would have a more harmonious family life and a smoother career if they could show more consideration for others.
They seem lively in appearance but at heart they are very shrewd and often argue with their friends over trivial things.
They are liable to having abrupt mood swings; however, they are devoted to love. The shadow of pain will remain in their hearts for a long time if they are unable to be with the one they love.
People for whom the Rabbit sign and the Fire element overlap are broad-minded, smart, and flexible with unique views. They work earnestly and they were born to be leaders.
Not only do they know how to judge and use people but they also know how to train different talents and pool them together, making them good teachers in life.
Fire Rabbits should not panic in times of unexpected trouble, such as a lack of money, and are recommended to purchase immovable properties and items of a high value at the beginning of the year.
People born in an Earth element and Rabbit sign year are very frank and straightforward; however, they also give an impression of rudeness and stubbornness to others, so they should be slightly reserved.
They are very strict with themselves in work and are rather ambitious in their careers; therefore, they always change from one job to another. They are very hardworking and always pay special attention to details, being willing to do something trivial but soon getting tired of it.
Earth Rabbits actually have an excellent physical quality although they look unhealthy in their appearance.
They are lively and enthusiastic so have lots of friends from all walks of life, and those who are impersonal and stubborn are rarely friends with them.
People of the Gold element and Rabbit sign are kindhearted and conservative.They don’t like cutthroat competition with others. They don’t like to make friends with those who are competitive or eager for quick success and instant benefits.