Rat is the first animal in the 12-year cycle Chinese Zodiac system. It belongs to the “water” element among the Chinese five elements. People born in the Rat are all-pervasive, no matter how harsh the environment is, the Rats can build their nests for a living. Hence the Rats can be considered having strong vitality.
The Rat hour (11:00 pm ~ 01:00 am) refers to the last moment of the day, and it also marks the beginning of a new day. The rats are most active at this moment.
Years of the Rat
|Jan 24, 1936 ~ Feb 10, 1937||Feb 10, 1948 ~ Jan 28, 1949|
|Jan 28, 1960 ~ Feb 14, 1961||Feb 15, 1972 ~ Feb 2, 1973|
|Feb 2, 1984 ~ Feb 19, 1985||Feb 19, 1996 ~ Feb 6, 1997|
|Feb 6, 2008 ~ Jan 25, 2009||Jan 25, 2020 ~ Feb 11, 2021|
Lucky Numbers : 2, 3
Lucky Flowers : Lily, African violet, Lily of the valley
Lucky Colors : Blue, Golden, Green
Personality of the Rat
The Rat’s most prominent characteristic is that it has a quick reaction and a quick mind. At the workplace, the Rat is highly proactive and has strong adaptability skills. These traits often result in the Rat being appreciated by the superiors. The Rat is also meticulous, organized, good in strategizing and is often full of ideas, which gets him recognition and praises.
However, the Rat’s most deadly shortcoming is that he is short-sighted, tends to focus on instant gratification, and his personality can be slightly selfish. Therefore, despite the diligent efforts and being meticulous in small details, the Rat is not generous and has a lack of tolerance. This keeps the Rat from achieving great success in business.
The Rat and the Life Path Number
In Numerology, the birth date has significant influences on people’s life. In fact, a life path number can be derived from the sum total of the digits that make up your birth date. Your life path number together with your Chinese Zodiac sign can explore the real you. Here are the traits of the Rooster in reacting to different Life Path Numbers.
|Extremely insightful, give without asking for anything in return|
|Sensitive and intelligent, well-loved by all|
|Naturally free-spirited and dislike being tied down|
|Determined and enterprising|
|Rebellious yet compassionate|
|Enduring and motivated|
|Cautious and possess interest in metaphysics|
|Strong in appearance yet emotionally fragile|
|Lack sense of time and logic|
The Compatibility of the Rat with other Chinese Zodiac Animals
|Horse : The Horse easily captures the Tiger’s attention; both will coexist happily with mutualrespect and support.|
|Dog : The conceited tiger will show his/her soft side in front of the faithful Dog; the Tiger will encourage the Dog to pursue his/her life goals. Both are considerate and will be there for each other.|
|Tiger, Ox, Rat, Rabbit|
The Rat Combines with the Western Zodiac Signs
In the laws of the universe, many areas will use the number “12” to divide some static systems. In the West, there are twelve constellations and in the East, there are twelve zodiac signs. Their difference lies in one goes with using a month as the unit of measurement, and the other uses a year for the unit of measurement. When the zodiac is combined with the constellations, it creates a unique character. The following is a character combination of the Rooster with the 12 zodiacal constellations.
|Jan 20 - Feb 18||An intellectual, renowned writer|
|Feb 19 - Mar 20||Imaginative, capable, even of doing wrong things|
|Mar 21 - Apr 19||Ambitious, aggressive|
|Apr 20 - May 20||Charming, popular|
|May 21 - Jun 20||Wise, talented|
|Jun 21 - Jul 22||Loves to fantasize|
|Jul 23 - Aug 22||Unfocused, self-contradictory|
|Aug 23 - Sep 22||Having a colorful and dramatic life|
|Sep 23 - Oct 22||Mild, unaggressive|
|Oct 23 - Nov 21||Vicious, life goal is to destroy others|
|Nov 22 - Dec 21||Determined, courageous, capable to be successful|
|Dec 22 - Jan 19||Serious, not easily deceived|