Ox in Chinese Zodiac

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Ox zodiac sign meaning hard work and diligence takes the second place among the animal signs of Chinese zodiac. If you are born in 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, or 2009, you belong to Ox. People who belong to the ox year are honest, patient, ambitious, and creative individuals who work on their tasks and steadily bring them to completion. The ox among Chinese Zodiac signs carries yin attributes complimentary to the rat’s yang attributes and corresponds to the symbol Chou and the hours between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. in the Twelve Earthly Branches system. 

Lucky Signs for Oxen in Chinese Zodiac

Were you born in the year of the ox? Discover what your lucky numbers, colors, flowers and directions are in Chinese Zodiac along with the symbols you should avoid. Here are your lucky signs:

  • Numbers – 1 and 4, along with any numbers that contain digits 1 and 4, such as 14, 41, 144, and so on.
  • Colors – green, yellow and red.
  • Flowers – peach blossoms, evergreen and tulips.
  • Directions – north and south.

These numbers, colors and directions are unlucky for people born under ox:

  • Numbers – 5 and 6, including all the numbers containing these digits, such as 56, 65, 565, and others.
  • Colors – blue and white.
  • Directions – northwest and southwest.

Ox Zodiac Personality

Ox is a symbol of diligence in Chinese Zodiac signs. People born in the year of ox are dependable, strong and determined individuals who are honest with themselves and others. They love their country deeply, as many of the people who belong to ox zodiac today display patriotism. At work, they are ambitious individuals who value their profession and treat it with utmost importance. They are hard-working and believe that effort pays off. It is not easy to influence them at work, as they believe in their own strengths and abilities rather than relying on the opinion of others. Chinese horoscope ox prefers to have a detailed plan of action before starting to work on a certain project and will see it through the end usually resulting in great success. Their family takes a special place in these people’s lives, and as they were brought up in a traditional fashion, they will bring their children up traditionally as well.

Oxen’s major strengths in Chinese astrology include being prudent, upright, motivated, honest, determined, diligent, faithful, strong, careful, ambitious responsible, traditional, conservative, and compassionate. The weaknesses of ox zodiac personality include being stubborn, unsociable, self-opinionated, quiet, unapproachable, inflexible, and not listening to the advice of others.

Personality by Five Elements of Chinese Zodiac

The elemental theory of Chinese Zodiac attributes one element of nature to animal sign, from the five elements, such as wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. People of ox zodiac sign will meet their Ben Ming Nian every 12 years, but they will only experience their Year of Birth along with their elemental sign once in 60 years. Those who belong to ox share common personality traits and other characteristics, but based on their elemental sign it is possible for Chinese to make more accurate predictions of their character and destiny.

Wood Ox

If your year of birth is 1925 or 1985, you are a wood ox in Chinese zodiac. You are decisive in every work and personal project, restless, straightforward, and protective of those weaker than you.

Fire Ox

People born in 1937 and 1997 are fire oxen among Chinese Zodiac signs. They are selfish and impersonal in their communication with others, short-sighted when it comes to their work life, narrow-minded, and practical with their finances.

Earth Ox

Individuals whose year of birth is 1949 or 2009 belong to the year of earth ox in Chinese astrology. They are prudent and honest, careful and diligent, and have a strong sense of responsibility when it comes to their work or family life.

Metal Ox

People born in 1961 and 2021 belong to the sign of metal ox in Chinese Zodiac calendar. They are active and hard-working, very sociable, always busy with assignments and projects, and find it easy to become a center of attention at a meeting or party.

Water Ox

If your birth year is 1913 or 1973, you belong to the animal sign of water ox in Chinese zodiac. You are ambitious and hard-working at your job, tenacious, strong, observational, able to endure difficulties and hardships in life, and having a strong sense of justice.

Health for Ox

Oxen among Chinese Zodiac signs have a strong mind and a strong body, so they have little illness throughout their long and overall healthy lives. They have a stubborn personality and fascinating devotion to their workplace, so they often end up spending too much time at work. Since they work a lot, relax little, and tend to forget when they are supposed to have meals, ox sign in Chinese Zodiac may experience digestive problems. People of ox zodiac sign will need to follow a good diet and rest enough in order to avoid health problems. Such people will also find beneficial having short trips to rest and recover.

Business and Career for Oxen in Chinese

People of ox will find their calling in traditional spheres of business, unlike the signs that are more capable of succeeding in emerging industries. These individuals are earnest and they take care of their responsibilities and important projects step by step. Their persistence is a good quality that helps them greatly in their work, and they are diligent and consistent. Such individuals have the ambition and the ability to build a long-term and profitable business. Sometimes, however, people can see their persistence as being stubborn, and they lose the ability to think outside the box. Listening to other people’s advice more can help them achieve success in their business. As such, it is advised for the oxen to have business partners to help them out in difficult times.

The careers that will bring ox the most success are a writer, lawyer, socialist, teacher, office assistant, or entrepreneur. Among the best partners for those born in the year of the ox are rat, ox, horse, and pig.

Oxen’s Relationships with Other Signs of Chinese Zodiac

People born in the year of the ox are not good when it comes to interpersonal communication. They are often introverted and enjoy solitude preferring to stay alone rather than go out with friends or taking part in group or team activities. The friendships they build remain strong, as they value their close friends and are honest about their relationships with them. When it comes to romantic partnerships, oxen in Chinese zodiac prefer long-term relationships to flings or one-night stands.

They may come across as indifferent or lacking affection, but they are devoted to their loved ones and are sincere about their feelings. Based on the attributes of each animal sing in Chinese Zodiac, there exist calculators of compatibility of oxen with people belonging to other animal signs. The best love compatibility people of ox will experience with rat, snake, and rooster, while rabbit and dog can become their good friends, and they most likely will not achieve a successful romantic relationship with tiger, dragon, horse, or sheep.