Rabbit comes fourth in the Chinese zodiac. People love rabbits for their cleverness, agility, and charm.In traditional Chinese culture, Jade Rabbit is another name for the moon. On Mid-Autumn Festival, the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, Chinese people spend the night enjoying the full moon, hoping for a glimpse of the moon goddess Chang’e and her companion, Jade Rabbit.
There are many interesting sayings concerning rabbits.”Quick as a fleeing bunny”describes great agility, while “A wily rabbit has three burrows”describes someone who has more than one line of retreat prepared, or who can flexibly resolve complex situations. The rabbit and fox are both considered to besmart and resourceful, so the saying “When the rabbit dies, the fox grieves”describes the bond between opponents who are also kindred spirits.
Characteristics of Rabbit
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are careful and prudent by nature. They prefer to have a calm and stable love life. They have a highly developed sense of aesthetics, and create beautifully arrangedand furnished homes. Like the docile rabbit, people born in the Year of the Rabbit are gentle and compassionate, and always willing to help others. They are outstanding workers, although they don’t always stick to their opinions. Rabbit corresponds to Scorpio in the Western zodiac.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are often overcautious. They are unwilling to reveal their truefeelings, and tend towards escapism. Due to their gentle and accomodating nature, they easily fall into emotional entanglements.
Perpetual Calendar for the Year of the Rabbit
People whose birthdays fall during the following periods are born in the Year of the Rabbit: February 02,1927-January 22,1928
February 19,1939-February 07,1940
February 06,1951-January 26,1952
January 25,1963-February 12,1964
February 11,1975-January 30,1976
January 29,1987-February 16,1988
February 16,1999-February 04,2000
February O3,2011-January 22,2012
January 22,2023-February 09,2024
The first date indicates Lunar New Year’s Day. The second date indicates the last day of the lunar year.