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The snake was the Chinese zodiac sign for the beginning of 2014, from January 1 until January 30. Then the horse became the zodiac sign from January 31, 2014 until after the end of the year. More »

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There are a total of twelve signs in the Chinese zodiac, or "shengxiao," which means "born resembling." The signs are organized in a recurring cycle, with each animal chosen for its symbolic characteristics. Traditionall... More »

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No one is sure when the Chinese zodiac started, but the animals of the zodiac appeared in artifacts as early as the Warring States Period of Chinese history in 475 B.C. to 221 B.C. The zodiac animals were already popular... More »

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The Chinese zodiac is symbolized by twelve animals: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat (or sheep) monkey, rooster, dog and pig. Each animal represents one year in a repeating twelve year cycle. More »

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A person's individual Japanese zodiac sign depends on their exact date of birth. The Japanese zodiac system, which is based on the eastern zodiac system, is divided into 12-year cycles with each cycle identified with a d... More »

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The specific date of birth determines a person's zodiac sign. Each sign of the zodiac corresponds to certain dates of the year. More »

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The zodiac sign Aries, a fire sign, symbolizes effectiveness and ambition, while the earth sign Taurus symbolizes patience and strength. Gemini, an air sign, represents mutability and inquisitiveness, and water sign Canc... More »

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