Rabbit in Chinese Zodiac

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Rabbit is the most elegant and gentle animal among Chinese Zodiac signs. If you were born in 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, or 2011, you belong to rabbit zodiac. People of the year of rabbit zodiac sign possess likeable characters. They are friendly, gentle, kind-hearted, skillful, and intelligent. Rabbit zodiac sign meaning is longevity, elegance, and good luck, and it takes the fourth place among other signs of Chinese zodiac. Due to its kind and clever nature, rabbit has been used in traditional and popular cultures, such as in literature and television. The rabbit in Chinese astrology carries yin energy complimentary to the tiger’s yang attributes and is associated with the earthly branch symbol Mao, occupying the hours between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. 

Lucky Signs for Rabbits in Chinese Zodiac

Every animal of Chinese Zodiac signs is associated with lucky symbols specific to its years. For people of rabbit zodiac, these are lucky numbers, colors, flowers, and directions:

  • Numbers – 3 and 4, but also all the numbers that include such digits, meaning 34, 43, 444, and related numbers.
  • Colors – pink, red, blue and purple.
  • Flowers – jasmine, plantain lily and snapdragon.
  • Directions – east and south.

Besides the lucky symbols of the year, Chinese zodiac traditions also name the unlucky numbers, colors, and directions which year of the rabbit should avoid:

  • Numbers – 1, 7 and 8.
  • Colors – white, dark yellow and dark brown.
  • Directions – north, west and northwest.

Rabbit Zodiac Personality

Just like their animal sign, people of rabbit are lovely and quiet without much fighting force. To others, such people may seem weak and lazy, as they prefer to be peaceful and relaxed rather than pursue active types of rest or entertainment. However, when they decide to take action, they are ambitious and vigorous, taking on projects and tasks and making sure to complete them successfully. When it comes to workplace conflicts, rabbit zodiac sign avoids offending anyone and chooses a peaceful resolution. Men rabbit are family-oriented individuals who enjoy completing everyday chores around the house, while women are thoughtful and pay close attention to their surroundings.

The positive traits of the rabbit personality include being considerate and thoughtful, merciful and kind-hearted, talented, popular, sociable, cheerful, polite, cautious, delicate, imaginative, family-oriented, courteous, hospitable, helpful, witty, and compassionate. Among the rabbit’s weaknesses in Chinese astrology is being unambitious, timid, emotional, lazy, bureaucratic, indecisive, and overly scrupulous.

Personality by Five Elements of Chinese Zodiac

According to the Chinese Zodiac signs elemental theory, each animal sign that appears once in 12 years carries a different attribute from the five elements namely water, metal, earth, fire, and wood. If you are born in the year of the rabbit, be ready to experience your Ben Ming Nian every 12 years and meet your elemental attribute once in 60 years. By knowing your elemental attribute in addition to your animal sign of Chinese zodiac, it is easier to make accurate predictions about your personality and destiny.

Wood Rabbit

Belonging to the sign of wood rabbit in Chinese Zodiac calendar are those born in 1915 and 1975. These individuals are quick-witted, clever and intelligent, lively and communicative, but often selfish when it comes to their work and personal life and shrewd at heart.

Fire Rabbit

If you are born in 1927 or 1987, you are a fire rabbit in Chinese astrology. People who belong to the sign of fire rabbit are broad-minded and intellectual. They have their own unique views and opinions about the things surrounding them, and they are flexible individuals who find it easy to adjust to new environments.

Earth Rabbit

People born in 1939 and 1999 are earth rabbits among Chinese Zodiac signs. They are frank and often too straightforward, ambitious, determined and hard-working, but might come across as slightly reserved when it comes to communication with others at work or even at home.

Metal Rabbit

Individuals whose birth year is 1951 or 2011 belong to the metal rabbit sign in Chinese Zodiac. Such people are kind-hearted, lively, enthusiastic, and they find it easy to attract the attention of people both familiar and unfamiliar to them. They are conservative and tradition-oriented.

Water Rabbit

If your year of birth is 1963, you are a water rabbit in Chinese zodiac. You are gentle and amicable, with a likable personality, adjusting to new environments with ease, but lacking a strong mindset and principles in everyday life.

Health for Rabbit

People who were born in the year of the rabbit in Chinese astrology have average health. In dry summer months, they may forget to hydrate, so it will be helpful for them to set reminders to drink more water when it is hot outside. Rabbit individuals should not forget about keeping their skin hydrated, too, and moisturize daily. In winter, their immune system becomes weaker, so it is important to exercise and have a healthy diet in order to prevent colds and other diseases that occur in cold seasons. Since people under the rabbit are sentimental, they may develop such problems as irritability or depression. Building up new hobbies and learning to control emotions are two good ways to help with such problems.

Business and Career for Rabbits in Chinese Zodiac

Individuals born under the rabbit zodiac are skillful communicators who do not recognize workplace success as their top priority but rather enjoy doing their jobs and learning from others. Rabbits in Chinese Zodiac horoscope seek stability and peace, so having a 9-5 job which allows them to communicate with others will be a great fit for the rabbits. If such people decide to start their own business, they will most likely succeed, being very perceptive and insightful. At any job, people of rabbit horoscope are hard-working and devoted individuals who always dedicate their time to making sure their work is going well.

Rabbits of Chinese Zodiac calendar will find their success in careers related to education, medicine, healthcare, culture, religion, politics, judiciary, gardening, cultivation, public relations, and translations. Their strongest business partnerships can be achieved with those of the rat, ox, and dog years.

Rabbits’ Relationships with Other Signs

In the Chinese zodiac, every animal sign symbolizes particular qualities that people traditionally associate with corresponding animals. Based on their observations, ancient Chinese have noted the compatibility between different animal signs which can be found in Chinese zodiac. For rabbit, the best romantic relationships can be achieved with rats, sheep, monkeys, dogs, and pigs. They can have a friendly relationship with oxen as their characteristics are complementary to one another, while snake and rooster are the two signs rabbit zodiac sign should avoid.