It is officially the new year, and the start of 2023, which is also known as the year of the rabbit. This is based on the Chinese Zodiacs which features 12 animal signs that are considered a tool for deciding a person's destiny based on the year that you are born. Here is everything you need to know about the year of the rabbit.
What is the Chinese New Year?
The Chinese New Year, which is also referred to as the Lunar New Year, is an annual festival that is celebrated in China but also across the world by Chinese communities that usually lasts for around 16 days. This festival begins between January the 21st and February the 20th depending on the new moon. This festival lasts until the following full moon.
Each Chinese New Year is assigned one of the 12 Chinese Zodiacs depending on the 12 year cycle. In order, these animals are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. For 2023, the Chinese Zodiac is the rabbit.
What personality traits are associated with the year of the rabbit?
People that are born within the year of the rabbit are thought to have softer qualities such as being gentle and quiet. So while they may not be the most extroverted, they are also super skillful and intelligent. They are quick minded meaning that learning comes easy to them, and they are also super responsible, meaning that you can always rely on someone that is born in the year of the rabbit. They are also very kind, meaning that overall those born in this year are caring people that have the intelligence to make a huge impact on the world.
There are a variety of signs that those born within the year of the rabbit are most compatible with. This includes those born in the year of the goat, dog and pig.
What other years are the year of the rabbit?
If you are born in the year of the rabbit you are considered to be very lucky, as the rabbit is known to be the luckiest of the animals within the zodiacs. It ranks fourth in the 12 year cycle of the Chinese zodiac signs, meaning that the years of the rabbit include 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 2011 and 2023.
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