currently, the most relevant years of the ox include 2033, 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949 and 1937. an ox year occurs every 12 years. the zodiac sign ox occupies the second position in the chinese zodiac.
2021 is a year of the ox, it starts on February 12, 2021 and lasts until January 31, 2022. It is a year of the metal ox. next year 2022 is the year of the tiger.
As the strongest animal of the 12 Chinese zodiac signs, known as “the good helper” in Chinese agriculture, the ox is a symbol of diligence, strength, diligence, strength, honesty, down-to-earth persistence and wealth strong>.
How did the ox become the second sign of the Chinese zodiac? The following video will tell you the story.
was i born in a year of the ox?
last years of the ox include 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949 and 1937. If you were born in the year of the ox, your Chinese zodiac sign is probably the ox!
It is often said that the year of the Chinese zodiac begins with the Chinese New Year, which runs from the end of January to the middle of February. therefore, if you were born in January or February in one of the previous years, you could be an ox, or possibly a rat. Also, if you were born in January/February of one of the years immediately after the previous ones (2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, etc.), then you may be an Ox or a Tiger.
You can use our free Chinese zodiac sign calculator below to be sure or see the table below.
In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: wood, fire, earth, gold (metal) and water. each rat element year corresponds to an element and comes once in a 60-year cycle. for example, 2021 is a year of the metal ox. the last year of the metal ox was 1961.
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the personality of the ox: diligent, trustworthy…
Having an honest nature, the Ox is known for diligence, reliability, strength and determination. these reflect traditional conservative characteristics.
oxen are traditional and faithful wives, who attach great importance to the education of their children. they would easily achieve career success with their strong personality.
male oxen are strongly patriotic. they have strong ideals and ambitions for life, and place importance on family and work.
Having great patience and a desire to progress, Oxen can achieve their goals through constant effort. They are not very influenced by others or the environment, but they persist in doing things according to their ideas and abilities.
Before taking any action, the oxen will have a definite plan with detailed steps, to which they will apply their strong faith and physical strength. As a result, Ox zodiac sign people often enjoy great success.
oxen are not usually good at communicating with others, and even think that it is not worth exchanging ideas with others. sometimes they are stubborn and stick to their own ways.
wood, fire, earth, gold and water ox
It is theorized that a person’s characteristics are decided by the zodiac animal sign and the zodiac element of their year of birth. thus, there are five types of ox, each with different characteristics.
see oxen of the Chinese zodiac of 5 elements: characters and destinies.
what are the lucky things for people born in an ox year
lucky things for oxen:
- lucky numbers: 1, 4 and numbers that contain them (such as 14 and 41)
- lucky colors: white, yellow, green
- lucky flowers: tulip, peach blossom
- lucky directions: north, south
- unlucky numbers: 5 and 6, and numbers that contain them (such as 56 and 65)
- unlucky color: blue
- unlucky direction: southwest
- barack obama: born August 4, 1961, a metal ox
- vincent van gogh: born March 30, 1853, a water ox
- walt disney: born December 5, 1901, a golden ox
- margaret thatcher: born October 13, 1925, a forest ox
bad things for oxen:
the love compatibility of the ox
Each animal sign has its unique characteristics. the love compatibility within the animals of the Chinese zodiac takes into account mainly the general characteristics of each animal. those whose characteristics match well can have a good love compatibility.
zodiac signs most compatible with the ox: rat, snake and rooster
signs of the zodiac least compatible with the ox: tiger, horse, goat or monkey
more information about the compatibility of the Chinese zodiac with 12 signs of animals
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good health for the oxen
oxen are strong and robust; they can enjoy a fairly healthy and long life, which is fulfilled with few illnesses.
Due to their hard work with a stubborn personality, they often spend too much time at their work, rarely give themselves enough time to relax, and tend to forget meals, causing them to have intestinal problems. therefore, sufficient rest and a regular diet are needed for oxen to function efficiently.
With a stubborn temperament, they find it easy to withstand stress and tension, and are reluctant to reveal themselves to others. proper relaxation and regular short trips will benefit the ox.
the best races for oxen
As a symbol of hard work, oxen always work hard at everything and stick to finishing it. Possessing a serious and responsible attitude towards work, they can find different approaches to their task.
with a keen eye for detail and an admirable work ethic, they are proficient in careers such as agriculture, manufacturing, pharmacy, mechanics, engineering, drafting, art, politics, real estate, interior design, painting, carpentry, or quarrying work.
how to build relationships with “ox people”
Ox people are not good at communicating with others, so they have fewer social relationships. they prefer to stay alone and enjoy solitude rather than participate in group activities. however, they treat friends with sincerity and value friendship highly.
For love relationships, oxen tend to maintain long-term relationships with their lovers. frequent changes of lover make them uncomfortable. the ladies of the zodiac sign of the ox lack femininity. If they can realize their inadequacies and change their cautious attitude of indifference to affection and enthusiasm, they will have love relationships to their liking.