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Chinese Zodiac Sign

Chinese Zodiac Sign Calculator

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What is a chinese astrologic sign? (Definition)

Chinese astrology is based on traditional calendars whose twelve-year cycle is represented by 12 animals.

How to calculate the chinese astrologic sign?

To know your Chinese sign, use the year of birth of the person in the classic calendar. In Chinese astrology, the Chinese zodiac sign is deduced via a calculation of the year modulo 12 (result of the rest of the Euclidean division by 12).

There is a slight gap between the Chinese calendar and the western calendar, the beginning of the year (January) is usually still in the previous year in China, the Chinese New Year being the first day of a new moon, the change is between January 21st and February 19th.

1 Monkey Rooster Dog Pig Rat Ox Tiger Rabbit Dragon Snake Horse Goat

Example: A person born in the middle of 2000 was born under the sign of the rabbit as $2000 \equiv 8 \mod 12$ (because $166 \times 12 + 8 = 2000$) and 8 is for Rabbit

While the zodiac signs are based on the position of the sun, and not too far from the 12 months of the year, in China, chinese signs uses the chinese calendar, that represent 12 animals, each associated to a year on a 12 year cycle.

Chinese Sign 2018 Dog (except in January: Rooster) Pig (except in January: Dog) Rat (except in January: Pig) Ox (except in January: Rat) Tiger (except in January: Ox) Rabbit (except in January: Tiger)

What are the Chinese Zodiac animals?

Animals are: Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig, Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse and Goat

What are the Chinese Zodiac elements?

Each year is associated with one of 5 elements: water, air, wood, earth, fire.

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