Year of the Tiger
Years of the Tiger: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022. In 2022, it will be the year of the Chinese Zodiac Tiger, it starts from the Chinese lunar New Year (February 1).
The Tiger ranks third among the animals in the Chinese zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. Each year is related to an animal sign according to a 12-year-cycle.
Chinese Zodiac Tiger Years
If you were born in 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010…, your Chinese zodiac sign is Tiger.
Lucky Things for People Born in a Year of the Tiger
Things that will be bring Tigers luck:
- Lucky numbers:1, 3, and 4 and numbers containing them (like 13 and 43)
- Lucky days: the 16th and 27th of any Chinese lunar month
- Lucky colors:blue, gray, orange
- Lucky flowers:yellow lily, cineraria
- Lucky direction:east, north, south
- Lucky months:the 3rd, 7th, and 10th Chinese lunar months.
Things that Tigers should avoid:
- Unlucky color:brown
- Unlucky numbers:6, 7, and 8
- Unlucky direction:southwest
- Unlucky months:the 1st, 4th, 5th and 11th Chinese lunar months
Zodiac Tiger’s Personality: Brave, Confident…
People born in a year of the Tiger are brave, competitive, unpredictable, and confident. They are very charming and well-liked by others. But sometimes they are likely to be impetuous, irritable, and overindulged.
With stubborn personalities and tough judgment, Tigers work actively and express themselves boldly, doing things in a high-handed manner. They are authoritative and never go back on what they have said.
Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold, and Water Tigers
In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. For example, a Wood Tiger 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. This means there are five types of Tiger, each with different characteristics:
Love Compatibility: Is She/He Compatible with You?
Each animal sign has its unique characteristics. Love compatibility among Chinese zodiac animals mostly takes into account the general characteristics of each animal. Only those whose characteristics match each other well can be good partners. See below the compatibility of the Tiger with other animals.
- Best with:Dragon, Horse, or Pig
- Worst with:Ox, Tiger, Snake, or Monkey