Year of the Goat
Years of the Goat: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027…
The Goat is eighth in the Chinese zodiac cycle. According to Chinese astrology, each year is associated with an animal sign, occurring in a 12-year cycle.
Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal (Gold), and Water Goats
In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. This means that, for example, a Wood Goat comes once in a 60-year cycle.
It is theorized that a person’s characteristics are decided by their birth year’s zodiac animal sign and element. So there are five types of Goat, each with different characteristics.
The Goat’s Personality: Calm, Gentle…
People born in a year of the Goat are generally believed to be gentle, mild-mannered, shy, stable, sympathetic, amicable, and brimming with a strong sense of kindheartedness and justice.
They have very delicate thoughts, strong creativity, and perseverance, and acquire professional skills well. Although they look gentle on the surface, they are tough on the inside, always insisting on their own opinions in their minds. They have strong inner resilience and excellent defensive instincts.
Although they prefer to be in groups, they do not want to be the center of attention. They are reserved and quiet, most likely because they like spending a lot of time in their own thoughts. Goats like to spend money on fashionable things that give them a first class appearance. Although Goats enjoy spending money on the finer things in life, they are not snobbish.
Lucky Things for People Born in a Year of the Goat
Things that will bring Goats luck:
- Lucky numbers:2, 7, or numbers containing 2 and 7 (like 27 and 72)
- Lucky days:the 7th and 30th of any month according to the Chinese lunar calendar
- Lucky colors:brown, red, and purple
- Lucky flowers:carnations and primroses
- Lucky direction:north
Things that Goats should avoid:
- Unlucky colors:blue and black. Goats should avoid wearing these colors.
- Unlucky numbers:4 and 9
- Unlucky direction:southwest
- Worst lunar months:third, sixth, and tenth. Avoid these months if you have some important business to do or want to plan an event.
Goats’ Love Compatibility
Love compatibility within the Chinese zodiac animals takes the unique characteristics of each animal into account. Those whose characteristics match well can have good compatibility.
However, those who don’t match need to put more effort into their relationships.
See below the compatibility of the Goat with other animals, and find out if the Goat is compatible with your sign or not.
- Best with:Rabbit, Horse, Pig
- Worst with:Ox, Dragon, Snake, Dog