Chinese Astrology

“The Rooster”

STRENGTHS:
charming, witty, honest, blunt, capable, talented, brave, and self-reliant
WEAKNESSES:
controlling, insensitive, narrow-minded, selfish, and reckless
COMPATIBILITY:
Ox, Dragon, Snake, or Pig
MISMATCH:
Rat, Rabbit, Dog, Tiger, or Rooster
ELEMENT:
Metal
YIN or YANG:
Yang
YEARS:
1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
Leader of the legendary team of Sheng Xiao, Rooster is the one who found the raft that carried Monkey and Sheep across the river to finish the race that determined their places in this Zodiac.
As the most observant and hardworking animal in the calendar, of course Rooster would spot a raft, and probably congratulate himself about it all the way across the river.
People born in the Year of Rooster according to Chinese zodiac have many excellent characteristics, such as being honest, bright, communicative and ambitious. Most of them are born pretty or handsome, and prefer to dress up. In daily life, they seldom rely on others. However, they might be enthusiastic about something quickly, but soon be impassive. Thus, they need to have enough faiths and patience to insist on one thing.
The Rooster are very observant, hardworking, resourceful, courageous, and talented, Roosters are very confident in themselves. Roosters are always active, amusing, and popular within a crowd. Roosters are talkative, outspoken, frank, open, honest, and loyal individuals. They like to be the center of attention and always appear attractive and beautiful.
 

 
Roosters are happiest when they are surrounded by others, whether at a party or just a social gathering. They enjoy the spotlight and will exhibit their charm on any occasion.
Roosters expect others to listen to them while they speak, and can become agitated if they don’t. Vain and boastful, Roosters like to brag about themselves and their accomplishments. Their behavior of continually seeking the unwavering attention of others annoys people around them at times.
Some believe that those born in the year of the Rooster are psychic, but others claim that it’s only Rooster’s acute observation, attention to detail, and extreme self-confidence which enables him to know so much. Roosters are considered auspicious because their crowing sounds like the Chinese words for “fame” and “merit.”
Roosters are smart, charming, witty, honest, blunt, capable, talented, brave, and self-reliant. They are known for their ability to do astounding things with extremely limited resources. Their way is always right (in their mind, at least), and they love to debate their stance. Roosters are extremely sociable and bask in attention and praise.
 

 
Those born in the year of the Rooster are attractive and very fine dressers no matter what the cost, and they’ll spend whatever time it takes to achieve just the right look – though they will always be punctual. They are organized, a trait that’s reflected in their orderly homes.
In Chinese culture, Rooster represents fidelity and punctuality, for it wakes people up on time. People born in the year of the Rooster are beautiful, kind-hearted, hard-working, courageous, independent, humorous and honest. They like to keep home neat and organized. On the other side, they might be arrogant, self-aggrandizing, persuasive to others and wild as well as admire things or persons blindly.