The Rooster is the tenth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. It belongs to the “metal” element among the Chinese five elements. The Rooster crows before sunrise and hence our ancestors believe that the Rooster has the ability of prediction. Such prophesying will also appear in the characteristics of those born in the year of the Rooster. They will have the foresight and have the ability to think way ahead than others.
The Rooster hour refers to the time from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The sun is setting soon and it is the moment for domestic chickens to head back to their nests, and this time also corresponds to the time in which people wine and dine.
Years of the Rooster
Lucky Numbers : 5, 7, 8
Lucky Flowers : gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors : Gold, Yellow, Brown
Personality of the Rooster
When it comes to working, the Rooster generally will persevere and not give up easily. He is hardworking and capable, ambitious and competitive, has an ego, gives off a victor’s vibe, as such he does not lament when faced with failures. The Rooster is also warm and generous, has self-discipline, a sense of responsibility and detests lazy people.
As the Chinese saying goes ‘A crowing rooster breaks the dawn’. The Rooster is often self-centered, likes listening to flattery, and of course, likes praising others. The Rooster’s self-centeredness is because his nature is to protect his own self-interest, as such he has strict requirements for others, but not for himself. The Rooster is generous in helping others, but he also expects people to return him the favor.
The Rooster 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.
|Enjoy the quality of slow paced life|
|Accustomed to sacrifice for others|
|Prefers opposite sex who are knowledgeable|
|Strong presence and courageous|
|Possess innate ability to come up with ideas|
|Elegant, admired by the opposite sex|
|Stubborn and doubtful of others|
|Enjoy fantasizing and unwilling to accept reality|
|Take advantage of others by acting as the fool|
The Compatibility of the Rooster with other Chinese Zodiac Animals
The Rooster 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||Stern, has a sacred and inviolable appearance|
|Feb 19 - Mar 20||Loves to fantasize, has lots of plans, but none are achievable|
|Mar 21 - Apr 19||Quarrelsome, and likes getting into fights|
|Apr 20 - May 20||Pampered, approachable|
|May 21 - Jun 20||Has a driving force, does not feel tired|
|Jun 21 - Jul 22||Very honest, hence easily deceived by others|
|Jul 23 - Aug 22||Strong, brave, willing to sacrifice for something or someone|
|Aug 23 - Sep 22||Down to earth, not adventurous, contented with life|
|Sep 23 - Oct 22||Uncertain, elusive, but very interesting|
|Oct 23 - Nov 21||Interesting, knows playing tricks, but can be friends with|
|Nov 22 - Dec 21||Can easily win in any kind of competitions|
|Dec 22 - Jan 19||Has a unique character|