Ranking the second in the Chinese zodiac, Ox or Cow is the symbol of diligence in Chinese culture. People under the sign of the Ox are usually hard working, honest, creative, ambitious, cautious, patient and handle things steadily. On the negative side, Ox people might be stubborn, narrow-minded, indifferent, prejudiced, slow and not good at communication.
Basic Astrology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Chou
The Five Elements: Earth (Tu)
Yin Yang: Yin ([Chinese philosophy] negative/passive/female principle in nature)
Lucky Numbers: 1,9; Avoid: 3, 4
Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom
Lucky Colors: blue, red, purple; Avoid: white, green
|Start Date||End Date||Associated Element||Heavenly Branch|
|01/24/1925||02/12/1926||Yin Wood||Yi Chou|
|02/11/1937||01/30/1938||Yin Fire||Ding Chou|
|01/29/1949||02/16/1950||Yin Earth||Ji Chou|
|02/15/1961||02/04/1962||Yin Metal||Xin Chou|
|02/03/1973||01/22/1974||Yin Water||Gui Chou|
|02/20/1985||02/08/1986||Yin Wood||Yi Chou|
|02/07/1997||01/27/1998||Yin Fire||Ding Chou|
|01/26/2009||02/13/2010||Yin Earth||Ji Chou|
|02/11/2021||01/31/2022||Yin Metal||Xin Chou|
Best Match: Rat, Snake, Rooster
Worst Match: Rabbit, Dragon, Horse, Sheep, Dog
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Find your compatible zodiac signs according to your month.
|Birth Month of the Ox||Personality of the Ox||Girl's Match||Boy's Match|
|Mar.||self-asserted; act arbitrarily||Snake||Rooster|
|Jun.||having dual personality||Tiger||Pig|
|Oct.||open-hearted and upright||Dog||Monkey|
|Nov.||having a strong planning ability||Any||Any|
|Dec.||flexible with high adaptability||Rat||Rooster|
Ox's Fate by Birth Time
The birth time of people plays a very important role in terms of whether the destiny is auspicious or not. People under the Ox sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 03:00PM - 05:00PM and 07:00PM - 09:00PM are the most auspicious.
Best Birth Dates
The Ox people born in the 11th, 13th, 25th, 26th or the 27th day in Chinese lunar calendar are usually blessed with good luck and fortune during the whole life.
Best Birth Months
The Ox people born in March, July, August or September usually could enjoy a good fortune in life.
March: The Ox born in March could live in ease and luxury. They have no worry about food and clothing all the life. Both in family and outside, they are highly respected by others.
July: The Ox people born in July are bright and intelligent. They have an excellent temperament. Also, they usually have generous ancestral estate and can get great help from relatives.
August: The Ox people born during this month are healthy and usually have a good luck. The whole life for them will be free from mishaps.
September: The Ox with the birth month of September is of uncommon brilliance, courageous and diligent in study. So, they usually could get outstanding achievement. In career, they are lucky to get help from others and work as their wishes.
Note: The months here refer to the Chinese lunar month. Please use the Gregorian-Chinese Calendar Converter tool on Chinese calendar page to find the Chinese lunar month.
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