THE Earth Ox represents those born in 1949 and 2009.
Chinese astrology is based on animals and how their characteristics represent the year you were born in.
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What year is the Earth Ox?
Chinese zodiac signs identify birth years with certain animals including the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Goat, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Pig.
The Ox is the second animal in the Chinese zodiac and it is also given to those born in 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, and 2033.
It is a sub-component of the Ox in the Chinese zodiac.
Each zodiac sign has its own element: Earth, Wood, Fire, Metal and Water, which add more uniqueness and characteristics to the sign.
Other years of the Ox
Oxen are faithful and very trustworthy. They will hold secrets forever and have integrity when keeping them.
They are very loyal and honest and enjoy working hard to make their dreams come true.
However, they can be conservative and stubborn when it comes to others and opportunities.
Some notable Earth Oxen are: Meryl Streep and Caitlin Jenner.
Characteristics and personalities of the Earth Ox
Earth Ox's characters are world beaters. They have a belief, a core inner strength that nothing in astrology can rival.
They have ambition and drive dripping from every pore - and they trample everyone and everything underfoot in order to reach their goals.
Their work ethic is simply supreme - they don't expect others to grant them world dominance, they'll happily work for it.
This character is stunningly impressive.
I mean truly, terrifyingly impressive.
Types of Ox
Metal Ox: Although there are life obstacles in the way, the Metal Ox faces no financial problems. They will be able to comfortably retire.
Water Ox: Water Oxen are highly respected. They are surrounded by love from their family. They are advised to marry late.
Wood Ox: Multi-talented, go through life breezily. There will be difficulties in early life.
Fire Ox: Friendly, fun, and social. The Fire Ox will not face any financial worries.
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Earth Ox: Detailed oriented and good leaders. Financially comfortable, but can't hold onto money. They will enjoy later life more than their earlier years.