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The Rooster is ranked tenth among the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. According to the five element theory, each 12-year zodiac cycle has an element, producing: Wood Roosters, Fire Roosters, Earth Roosters, Gold (Metal) Roosters, and Water Roosters.
A Wood Rooster, 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 element.
In popular Chinese astrology, zodiac years are believed to begin and end with Chinese New Year, or the lunar new year.
|Rooster Year||Lunar Zodiac Year||Element and Sign|
|1933||Jan. 26, 1933 – Feb. 13, 1934||Water Rooster|
|1945||Feb. 13, 1945 – Feb. 1, 1946||Wood Rooster|
|1957||Jan. 31, 1957 – Feb. 17, 1958||Fire Rooster|
|1969||Feb. 17, 1969 – Feb.5, 1970||Earth Rooster|
|1981||Feb. 5, 1981 – Jan. 24, 1982||Gold Rooster|
|1993||Jan. 23, 1993 – Feb. 9, 1994||Water Rooster|
|2005||Feb. 9, 2005 – Jan. 28, 2006||Wood Rooster|
|2017||Jan. 28, 2017 – Feb. 15, 2018||Fire Rooster|
|2029||Feb. 13, 2029 – Feb. 2, 2030||Earth Rooster|
People of the Gold element and Rooster sign are able to distinguish right from wrong, having the clearest mindset. They are determined and brave enough to face all difficulties.
Gold Roosters have the most considerable power of independentcriticism among all of the 12 zodiac signs.They make a great fortune due to their perseverance and hard work in life, just as the old Chinese saying goes: "no pain, no gain".
People born in a year of the Rooster with the Water element agreeing are smart and quick-witted, being able to find solutions quickly to the difficulties they encounter.
They are tenderhearted and compassionate, always indulge themselves in love, and positively affect the lives of the people they love.Although they are very proud by nature, they don't publicize their achievements everywhere.
People born in a Rooster year corresponding to the Wood element are fond of being surrounded by others. They are particularly good at playing jokes to relax a tense atmosphere, and they attach great importance to their families.
Wood Roosters are rather energetic and overconfident; however, they also have tender feelings and, therefore, they long to be loved by others.
They are rather lucky at making money and often lose money at sunrise only to gain it back again at sunset. They have one thing in common: to be unsteady both in work and with finances.
If they make money using the most effective strategies, it is highly recommended for them to purchase gold or some immovable properties.
People for whom the Rooster sign and Fire element overlap value personal loyalty very much, always keep their word, and have a strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility at work.
Fire Roosters are rather impatient in life, always feeling that there is something missing if they don't get things done.
As far as their careersare concerned, Fire Roosters are career-oriented activists, resulting in them being prone to success at middle age. They can encounter lots of difficulties in developing a romantic relationship, particularly male Fire Roosters. They should not be discouraged in pursuing their love but should be encouraged to succeed despite all of the difficulties ahead.
People born in an Earth element and Rooster sign year are very lively and generous with the demeanor of a general.
They are fond of traveling to make new friends from all walks of life and also try their best to build up their reputation among friends, resulting in them being trusted and highly respected by others.
Earth Roosters are said to have bright prospects.
As far as their careersare concerned, a series of fortuitous circumstances advance their careers and they are able to achieve great success with the help of magnates. However, Earth Roosters should be careful in life and should never be smug or complacent when achieving something.