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Chinese Zodiac - Rabbit (Hare)

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    Rank and Astrology Elements

    Rabbit
    Rabbit (Hare) represents longevity, discretion and good luck. It has the fourth position in the Chinese Zodiac. People born under the sign of the Rabbit are kind-hearted, friendly, intelligent, cautious, skillful, gentle, quick and live long. They dislike fighting and like to find solutions through compromise and negotiation. On the negative side, Rabbit people have the potential to be superficial, stubborn, melancholy and overly-discreet.

    Basic Astrology Elements
    Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Mao
    The Five Elements: Wood (Mu)
    Yin Yang: Yin ([Chinese philosophy] negative/passive/female principle in nature)
    Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9; Avoid: 1, 7, 8
    Lucky Flowers: snapdragon, flower of fragrant plantainlily, nerve plant
    Lucky Colors: red, pink, purple, blue; Avoid: dark brown, dark yellow, white

    Years of the Rabbit

    Start Date End Date Associated Element Heavenly Branch
    02/02/1927 01/22/1928 Yin Fire Ding Mao
    02/19/1939 02/08/1940 Yin Earth Ji Mao
    02/06/1951 01/26/1952 Yin Metal Xin Mao
    01/25/1963 02/12/1964 Yin Water Gui Mao
    02/11/1975 01/30/1976 Yin Wood Yi Mao
    01/29/1987 02/16/1988 Yin Fire Ding Mao
    02/16/1999 02/04/2000 Yin Earth Ji Mao
    02/03/2011 01/22/2012 Yin Metal Xin Mao
    01/22/2023 02/09/2024 Yin Water Gui Mao
    The rabbit is a kind of docile animals. They are silent and lovely with no fighting force. They like to lie down silently at most of the time which looks lazy and weak. While, once running, they act very swiftly. It is the same as the people under the sign of the rabbit. When silent, they appear to be very quiet; when move, they are very vigorous and active. Once there are disagreements, they would not attack or offend others but doing their affairs peacefully. Not like the tiger people, there will no big ups and downs for the fate of the people born in the year of the rabbit. Their fortune can reach the summit during the middle ages and go down smoothly later.
     
    The men under the sign of the rabbit are most family-type. They are fond of trimming the garden, interior decoration and much other housework. As they are usually quiet, the weak, steady and elegant women fit them perfectly. Too extroverted women will be hard to live with them harmoniously.

    The women under the sign of the rabbit are usually perceptual, considerate and thoughtful. They have a keen sense of color and pay great attention to the emotion and atmosphere. So, they can be good secretaries, dinner hostesses and reception staffs. Please click for more about Rabbit Personality Traits.

    The Rabbit people of different elements also have different personalities and fortune:

    Click the following links to get personalities and destiny for the five types of Rabbits.
    Wood Rabbit: 1975 (Feb. 11, 1975 - Jan. 30, 1976)
    Water Rabbit: 1963 (Jan. 25, 1963 - Feb. 12, 1964)
    Metal Rabbit: 1951 (Feb. 06, 1951 - Jan. 26, 1952) and 2011 (Feb. 03, 2011 - Jan. 22, 2012)
    Earth Rabbit: 1939 (Feb. 19, 1939 - Feb. 08, 1940) or 1999 (Feb. 16, 1999 - Feb. 04, 2000)
    Fire Rabbit: 1927 (Feb. 02, 1927 - Jan. 22, 1928) or 1987 (Jan. 29, 1987 - Feb. 16, 1988)

    Compatibility with other Animals

    Zodiac Match
     

     

    Best Match: Sheep, Dog, Pig
    Worst Match: Rat, Ox, Horse, Rooster, Dragon
    → Please click for more about Rabbit Compatibility.

     

    Find your compatible zodiac signs according to your month.

    Birth Month of the Rabbit Personality of the Rabbit Girl's Match Boy's Match
    Jan. free and easy Snake Sheep
    Feb. varied and graceful Dragon Dragon
    Mar. without stability and a willingness Pig Monkey
    Apr. having a strong work ability Ox Dog
    May. simple-minded Rooster Monkey
    Jun. realistic Rooster Sheep
    Jul. rational and steady-going Rat Tiger
    Aug. never giving up Rat Ox
    Sep. having dual character Snake Tiger
    Oct. emotional Dog Rabbit
    Nov. honest and introversive Snake Dog
    Dec. lacking of dependence Tiger Rooster
    Rabbit Yearly Horoscope

    2017 Yearly Horoscope Predictions

    * The prediction is valid for 2017 starting from January 28, 2017 and lasting to February 15, 2018.

    Overview: In 2017, the Rabbit people will be unlikely to have good luck as you will oppose the Taisui who is the Grand Commander of the Year. What's more, the Rabbit’s associated element Wood are restricted with the Rooster’s (2017 is year of the Rooster) element Metal which will bring you different types of bad luck, leading to the possible career setback or marriage crisis. In particular, you will have an overall bad luck due to the fact of opposing Taisui and the influence of inauspicious stars like Zaisha. In this year, you will experience ups and downs in luck and your family may also suffer health problems. However, opposing Taisui is not necessarily bad; you can rise steeply if you can take the initiative to make changes and get ready for the coming problem. Find out what’s in store for your sign for money, career, love relationship and health in 2017, please click:
    Rabbit Horoscope 2017 Predictions

    You may also want to know Rabbit horoscope in the next year. Please click: → Rabbit Horoscope 2018 Predictions

    2017 Yearly Horoscope for Rabbits Born in Different Years
    Horoscope Forecast for the Rabbits Born in 1963 (between January 25, 1963 and February 12, 1964)
    Horoscope Forecast for the Rabbits Born in 1975 (between February 11, 1975 and January 30, 1976)
    Horoscope Forecast for the Rabbits Born in 1987 (between January 29, 1987 and February 16, 1988)

    2017 Monthly Horoscope
    Find out what 2017 will be for the Rabbits in each month? Please click 2017 Monthly Horoscope Predictions for Rabbits

    Best Birth Dates, Months and Times

    Rabbit'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 Rabbit sign born in different time periods will have different characters and fate. Those who were born and will be born between 05:00-07:00 and 11:00-13:00 are the most auspicious.

    Best Birth Dates
    The Rabbit people born in the 1st, 10th, 17th, 22nd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th or the 30th day in Chinese lunar calendar are usually blessed with good luck and fortune during the whole life.

    Best Birth Months
    Best birth months for the Rabbits include February, March, April, May and August. They are endowed with good luck in many aspects.
    February: The Rabbits born during February could get both fame and wealth during their life. They are clever and good at learning from experience. They usually could live comfortable and happily.
    March: No matter women or men, the Rabbits born in March are both blessed. They are smart, lively, open-minded and courageous in character. The life for them is promising and career is brilliant. Also, they usually have great power and influence in society.
    April: Fortune and chances favor the Rabbits born in April. They are mild, elegant, learned and capable. All their life will be happy, auspicious, smooth and glorious.
    May: The Rabbits with the birth month of May are business-minded enough to manage their career well. In personality, they are literate, respectful and honest. The whole life for them will be safe, prosperous and lucky. 
    August: Riches, honor and splendor favor the Rabbit born in August. They are kind, virtuous and popular in character. Besides, their descendants could win credit for them. Therefore, they live happily for life. 

    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.

    Ideal Jobs for the Rabbit

    Have a keen sense of art, the Rabbit people are suitable to literature, fine arts, architecture, music and art related works. In these fields, they could present their talents and get great achievements. Also, those works that need carefulness and observation such as business consultants, translators and house maids are good choices. In addition, those occupations that need interpersonal relationships such as a public relations official are fit for the Rabbits. What they should avoid are those emphasizing the relationship of interests and manual works, e.g. political and business circles. 

    Auspicious Chinese Names

    When selecting a Chinese name for the people born in the year of Rabbit, there are some dos and don’ts you need to know which are based on the characters of the Rabbit, zodiac compatibility and Chinese five element theories. Let's take a look at what are good and auspicious names for the male and female Rabbits.
    Auspicious Chinese Names for Rabbit Year People
    Lastest Questions and Answers

    Element compatibility for water pig and fire rabbit (2 Replies) Asked by Huy | 8/10/2017 1:06:38 AM

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    Men of which sign are a better match for a Pig woman: Sheep men OR Rabbit men? (1 Reply) Asked by Agnes | 6/10/2017 9:12:06 AM

    Female Nov 9 '63 Scorpio Water Rabbit *Business grand opening days* (1 Reply) Asked by Krista Erickson | 6/8/2017 11:41:32 AM