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Encyclopedia > Rabbit (zodiac)
The twelve animals

of Chinese astrology: Chinese astrology (as it is known today) is the divination of the future from the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals, referred to as the Chinese Zodiac. ...

Rat Ox
Tiger Rabbit
Dragon Snake
Horse Sheep
Monkey Rooster
Dog Pig

The Rabbit ( ) is the fourth animal symbol in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. According to traditional Chinese astrology, the Rabbit is said to be quiet, reserved, retrospective, thoughtful and lucky. The Rat ( 子 ) was welcomed in ancient times as a protector and bringer of material prosperity. ... The Ox ( 丑 ) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... The Tiger ( 寅 ), associated with good fortune, power, and royalty, is viewed with both fear and respect. ... A Chinese dragon The Dragon ( 龍 ) is the only mythical creature in the Chinese zodiac. ... The Snake ( å·³ ) (also known as the Serpent) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... The Horse ( 馬 ) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... The Sheep ( 未 ) (also known as Ram or Goat) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... In some parts of China, the Monkey ( 申 ) is worshipped as the Great Sage Equal to Heaven. ... The Rooster ( é…‰ ) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... The Dog ( 戊 ) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. ... In China, the Pig ( 亥 ) (a more correct form would be the Boar) is associated with fertility and virility. ... Chinese astrology (占星術 pinyin: zhan4 xing1 shu4; 星學 pinyin: xing1 xue2; 七政四餘 pinyin: qi1 zheng4 si4 yu2; and 果老星宗 pinyin: guo3 lao3 xing1 zong1) is related to the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals (aka Chinese Zodiac), and...


In the related Vietnamese zodiac, the cat takes the place of the rabbit.

Contents

Years and the Five Elements

Persons born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "year of the Rabbit," while also bearing the following elemental sign:

January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... Chinese Wood (木) | Fire (火) Earth (土) | Metal (金) | Water (水) Hinduism and Buddhism Vayu / Pavan — Air / Wind Agni / Tejas — Fire Akasha — Aether Prithvi / Bhumi — Earth Ap / Jala — Water Water has been important to all peoples of the earth, and it is rich in spiritual tradition. ... February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... In Chinese alchemy, wood was one of the five elements. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Chinese Wood (木) | Fire (火) Earth (土) | Metal (金) | Water (水) Hinduism and Buddhism Vayu / Pavan — Air / Wind Agni / Tejas — Fire Akasha — Aether Prithvi / Bhumi — Earth Ap / Jala — Water Water has been important to all peoples of the earth, and it is rich in spiritual tradition. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... In Chinese alchemy, wood was one of the five elements. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2011 (MMXI) will be a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2012 (MMXII) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... 2023 (MMXXIII) will be a common year starting on Sunday. ... 2024 (MMXXIV) will be a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chinese Wood (木) | Fire (火) Earth (土) | Metal (金) | Water (水) Hinduism and Buddhism Vayu / Pavan — Air / Wind Agni / Tejas — Fire Akasha — Aether Prithvi / Bhumi — Earth Ap / Jala — Water Water has been important to all peoples of the earth, and it is rich in spiritual tradition. ... 2035 (MMXXXV) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2036 (MMXXXVI) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday Gregorian calendar. ... In Chinese alchemy, wood was one of the five elements. ...

Attributes

Those following traditional Chinese astrology consider people born in the Year of the Rabbit to make ideal diplomats or politicians. In Chinese astrological thought, a "rabbit person" is graceful, cultured and well-mannered. Although Rabbit people get along well with many people, at heart they are considered to be basically reserved creatures, and are only truly happy when engrossed in some sort of scholarly or intellectual activity. Rabbit people are considered too sensitive for the world around them; they are not able to thrive in competitive or aggressive environments, and are anxious when others force them to take risks. Their inner world is considered too delicate for unsettled or unpredictable situations, and they tend to create a peaceful and comfortable atmospheres--like rabbit dens--instinctively. According to traditional Chinese astrology, this characteristic makes them very hospitable and attentive people, who take care of those around them. Image File history File links Rabbit. ...


The average Rabbit person emphasizes the importance of small details. They pay attention to everything from color, design and furniture to food and conversation. And only when they are sure that everything has been arranged as they wish can these people relax and have fun.


Person born in the year of Rabbit often lead a conservative lifestyle where one of the most important things is their security. This quality has a negative side also: opting for safety over risk, they may miss good opportunities. This does not imply that these people are frivolous or irresponsible, for when they truly believe in something, they are serious, persevering and capable.


Calm as they are, it is not easy to provoke Rabbit people. They are sentimental and compassionate. They can be moved by the personal problems you share with them.


Rabbit Attributes

Zodiac Location 4th
Ruling hours 5am-7am
Direction East
Season and months Spring, March
Gemstone Pearl
Roughly equivalent western sign Pisces
Polarity Yin
Countries Flag of Oman Oman, Flag of Iraq Iraq, Flag of Australia Australia, Flag of Croatia Croatia, Flag of Chile Chile, Flag of New Zealand New Zealand

Strand of akoya pearls from China A pearl is a hard, rounded object produced by certain animals, primarily mollusks such as oysters. ... Symbol of Pisces Pisces is an astrological sign, which is associated with the constellation Pisces. ... Taijitu, the traditional symbol representing the forces of Yin and Yang The concepts of Yin and Yang originate in ancient Chinese philosophy and metaphysics, which describes two primal opposing but complementary forces found in all things in the universe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oman. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iraq. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ...

Famous people born in the year of the rabbit

Earth Rabbits

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dion DiMucci was born July 18, 1939 in the Bronx, New York, United States. ... John Winston Howard (born 26 July 1939), Australian politician, is the Prime Minister of Australia. ... Sir Ian Murray McKellen CBE, (born May 25, 1939) is a veteran English stage and screen actor, the recipient of a Tony Award and two Oscar nominations. ...

Fire Rabbits

Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX of Thailand His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช, Phumiphon Adunyadet), King Rama IX of Thailand (royal name Phra Chaoyuhua Bhumibol Adulyadej), the Great (born December 5, 1927), has been King of Thailand since... For the album by the artist of the same name, see Hilary Duff (album). ... Legendary Leontyne Price by Jack Mitchell, 1981 Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February 10, 1927) is an American opera singer (soprano). ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... Eleanor Rosalynn Smith Carter (born August 18, 1927) is the wife of former President Jimmy Carter and was First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sir Sidney Poitier KBE, (IPA pronunciation: ) (born February 20, 1927), is a Bahamian American Academy Award-winning actor (film and stage), film director, and activist. ... Thomas Andrew Felton (born September 22, 1987) is an English actor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Metal Rabbits

Albert Einstein ( ) (March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who is widely considered one of the greatest physicists of all time. ... Note: This page is very long. ... Mark Richard Hamill (born September 25, 1951) is an American actor and voice actor. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that may be overly long, confusing, or ambiguous. ...

Water Rabbits

Bob Hope, KBE (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003), born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-born American entertainer who appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio and television, in movies, and in performing tours for U.S. Military personnel. ... William Bradley Brad Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor. ... Eazy-E (Eric Wright) (September 7, 1963 - March 26, 1995) was an African-American rapper, record producer, and record executive who initially rose to fame as a member of the group N.W.A.. Born in Compton, California, Eazy-E dropped out of Compton High School while in tenth grade... Garry Kasparov Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Russian: ; IPA: ) (born April 13, 1963, in Baku, Azerbaijan) is a chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion. ... Dr Jackie Pearcey is a Liberal Democrat politician in the City of Manchester. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Johnny Depp (born John Christopher Depp II [2] on June 9, 1963) is an Academy Award-nominated and Screen Actors Guild Award-winning American actor. ... Jet Li (born Li Lianjie on April 26, 1963 in Beijing, China) is a Chinese martial artist, actor and action star. ... Lars Ulrich (born December 26, 1963) is the drummer and co-founder of Metallica. ... Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American film director, actor, and Oscar-winning screenwriter. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this articles trivia section requires cleanup. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... This article is about the actor. ... Randy Duane Couture (born June 22, 1963, Lynnwood, Washington, U.S.) is a Greco-Roman wrestler and mixed martial arts competitor, and a member of the UFC Hall of Fame. ... Rob Brettle (born September 18, 1963), historian of Salvation Army history, and co-founder of the Christian Mission Historical Association, along with Dr Glenn Horridge. ... Rupert Boneham (born January 27, 1964) was a contestant on Survivor: Pearl Islands and Survivor: All-Stars, and is arguably the most popular Survivor to ever play the game. ... Survivor redirects here. ... Whitney Houston (born on August 9, 1963) is an American R&B/pop singer, pianist, actress, former fashion model, record and movie producer. ... José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix was born January 26, 1963 in Setúbal, Portugal and is a successful football manager. ...

Wood Rabbits

Angelina Jolie (born Angelina Jolie Voight on June 4, 1975) is an American film actress, a former fashion model and a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency. ... Harold Elwin Bo Bice, III. (born November 1, 1975 in Huntsville, Alabama) is an American singer and musician who came in as the first runner-up in the fourth season of American Idol. ... Constantine James Maroulis (born September 17, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer, actor, and writer who was the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Pray for the Soul of Betty and the sixth-place finalist on the fourth season of the popular reality television series... The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005. ... David Marchand [1] (born David Anthony Passaro, on November 20, 1975, in Rochester, New York) more commonly known by the stage name Davey Havok, is the lead vocalist of the band AFI. // He was born of Italian-American ancestry in New York. ... AFI (A Fire Inside) is an American rock band from Ukiah, California formed in 1991. ... David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in Leytonstone, London. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer. ... Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer and Academy Award-winning actor, often cited as the finest male American popular song vocalist of the 20th century. ... Gary Alexander Neville (born February 18, 1975 in Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English footballer who is Englands most capped right full back, and also Manchester Uniteds club captain. ... Hernán Jorge Crespo (born July 5, 1975 in Florida, Argentina) is an Argentine international football player currently playing in the Italian Serie A for Internazionale, having signed from English Premier League champions Chelsea on a 2 year loan deal on 7 August 2006, although Chelsea have an option to...   (pronounced in Swedish, but usually in English, IPA notation) (August 29, 1915 – August 29, 1982) was a three-time Academy Award-winning Swedish actress. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born September 20, 1975 in Bogotá, Colombia) is a successful racing driver from Colombia who drove in Formula One from 2001 to 2006. ... Shilpa Shetty (Tulu: ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ) (born 8 June 1975) is a four-time Filmfare Award-nominated Indian film actress, model, AIDS activist and PETA supporter. ... Big Brother is a reality show shown on Channel 4 in which a number of contestants live in an isolated house trying to avoid being evicted by the public with the aim of winning a large cash prize at the end of the run. ... Nationality  United States Birth December 30, 1975 (age 31) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 2 in (1. ... Sufjan Stevens (IPA pronunciation: ) (born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Michigan. ... George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985) was an American theater and film producer and director, and a theater, radio and film actor. ...

See also

Genera Pentalagus Bunolagus Nesolagus Romerolagus Brachylagus Sylvilagus Oryctolagus Poelagus Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world. ... Chinese astrology (占星術 pinyin: zhan4 xing1 shu4; 星學 pinyin: xing1 xue2; 七政四餘 pinyin: qi1 zheng4 si4 yu2; and 果老星宗 pinyin: guo3 lao3 xing1 zong1) is related to the Chinese calendar, particularly its 12-year cycle of animals (aka Chinese Zodiac), and...

External links

  • Chinese Zodiac - Rabbit Personality
  • Rabbit Personality and Related Rabbit Links
  • Another Rabbit zodiac site

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The rabbit is reserved and discreet, not particularly caring for the troubles of the world.
Rabbits have an aversion to suffering which often means that they will shut out the cruelties of the real world, and retreat to their home and families.
The rabbit is a good listener, and this, combined with its discretion makes it an excellent shoulder to cry on, as well as a very good diplomat.
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