2017 is the Year of the Rooster according to the Chinese zodiac. … Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029… Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality.
The Rooster (simplified Chinese: 鸡; traditional Chinese: 雞/鷄) is the tenth sign of the twelve-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac (and similar zodiacal systems) related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the Earthly Branch character 酉. The name is also translated into English as Chicken.
In the Tibetan zodiac and the Nepalese Gurung zodiac, the “bird” is in place of the Rooster. Sometimes even the Fenghuang will take the place of the Rooster.
People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the “Year of the Rooster”, while also bearing the following elemental signs:
|Start date||End date||Heavenly branch|
|26 January 1933||13 February 1934||Water Rooster|
|13 February 1945||1 February 1946||Wood Rooster|
|31 January 1957||17 February 1958||Fire Rooster|
|17 February 1969||5 February 1970||Earth Rooster|
|5 February 1981||24 January 1982||Metal Rooster|
|23 January 1993||9 February 1994||Water Rooster|
|9 February 2005||28 January 2006||Wood Rooster|
|28 January 2017||15 February 2018||Fire Rooster|
|13 February 2029||2 February 2030||Earth Rooster|
|1 February 2041||21 January 2042||Metal Rooster|
The Rooster is the tenth sign of the twelve-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Rooster is represented by the Earthly Branch character 酉. Wikipedia