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Year of the Pig: What does the Chinese Zodiac mean and who is their best match?

THE Pig in the Chinese zodiac is known as a cool-headed creature, most compatible with the Goat and the Rabbit.

Chinese astrology asserts that personality and luck are determined by both your zodiac sign and your 12-year cycle element.

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What are the years of the Pig?

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.

Those born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, and 2019 are considered Pigs in the Chinese zodiac. 

Some notable Water Pigs in the Chinese zodiac are: Chris Hemsworth, Emily Blunt, and Henry Cavill. 

It is a sub-component of the Pig in the Chinese zodiac. 

Each zodiac sign also has its own element: Earth, Wood, Fire, Metal and Water, which add more uniqueness to the sign.

What are the personality traits of the Pig?

Pigs are are realistic and affirmative.

They love to indulge in entertainment and will let themselves enjoy life. Sometimes they can be materialistic, but they work hard for what they want.

Pigs are energetic and enthusiastic about life, even when it comes to mundane tasks.

They believe that only those people with power and status have the right to speak, and that’s what they want.

They’re not conversationalists, but treat everyone warmly.

What will happen for the Pig in 2021?

2021 will be a stable year for the Pig. Pigs will not encounter any major troubles or life changes, and their fortunes will be average.

The Pig's upcoming year is largely what they make it, so they must opt to take themselves out of their comfort zone and push themselves harder.

This given stable atmosphere will be a great period to establish their long-term plans.

Types of Pigs

Metal Pigs: Broad-minded, amicable, lazy but willing to help others.

Earth Pigs: Social butterflies, communicative, popular among their friends, and good time keepers. 

Wood Pigs: Earnest, lovable, easy-going, generous, and brave. 

Fire Pigs: Dependent, cooperative, ambitious, persevering, but can be impatient.

Water Pigs: Gentle, modest, earnest, responsible, but subjective in life.


Pigs are most compatible with the Tiger, Rabbit, or Goat. 

They are least compatible with the Monkey and Snake.

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