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See the animal you are and what it means

Yes, the the Chinese don't celebrate New Year with the rest of the world. They celebrate celebrate their New Year with the moon, which makes the day falls on different dates.

Today is Chinese New Year, a year which has been termed the year of the Goat.

Last year was the year of the horse and next year is the year of the monkey. But what does it all mean?

Rat

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Year of birth: 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020, 2032, 2044

Mini bio: Adaptable, excellent intuition

Best matches: Dragon, Monkey, Ox

Avoid: Goat, Horse, Rabbit

Ox

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Year of birth: 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033, 2045

Mini bio: Conscientious, high sense of morality

Best match: Rat, Snake, Rooster

Avoid: Horse, Dog, Goat

Tiger

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Year of birth: 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034, 2046

Mini bio: Courage, unpredictability, stubbornness

Best match: Horse, Dog

Avoid: Snake, Monkey

Rabbit

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Year of birth: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023, 2035, 2047

Mini bio: Impulsive, compassionate, modest

Best match: Goat, Pig, Dog

Avoid: Rat, Dragon

Dragon

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Year of birth: 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024, 2036, 2048

Mini bio: Confidence, wit, dominance

Best match: Rat, Monkey, Rooster

Avoid: Ox, Rabbit, Dog

Snake

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Year of birth: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025, 2037, 2049

Mini bio: Intelligence, wisdom, privacy

Best match: Ox, Rooster

Avoid: Tiger, Pig

Horse

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Year of birth: 1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026

Mini BIO: Popularity, being a bit of a free spirit, hard work, intelligence

Best match: Tiger, Goat, Rabbit

Avoid: Rat, Ox, Rooster

Goat

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Year of birth: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

Mini bio: Kindness, sensitivity, politeness, creativity.

Best matches: Rabbit, Horse, Pig

Avoid: Ox, Dog

Monkey

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Year of birth: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028, 2040, 2052

Mini bio: Wit, intelligence.

Best match: Rat, Dragon, Snake

Avoid: Tiger, Pig

Rooster

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Year of birth: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029, 2041, 2053

Mini bio: Independence, punctuality

Best match: Ox, Dragon, Snake

Avoid: Rat, Rabbit, Dog

Dog

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Year of birth: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030, 2042, 2054

Mini bio: Honesty, loyalty

Best match: Tiger, Rabbit, Horse

Avoid: Ox, Dragon, Goat, Rooster

Pig

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Year of birth: 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043, 2055

Mini bio: Friendliness, laziness

Best match: Goat, Rabbit

Avoid: Snake, Monkey, Pig

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