Everything you need to know about the Vietnamese Zodiac
When a Vietnamese person asks another how old she is, how do you expect her to answer? 21, 22 or 34? The answer is probably “I’m a buffalo”. Here, the sign or animal to which a person belongs is not important as it can determine how the rest of her life will shape up.
- 1 Zodiac Rat – smart people
- 2 Zodiac of Buffalo – born leader
- 3 Zodiac of Tiger – ‘strength’
- 4 Zodiac of Cat – the versatile one
- 5 Zodiac of Dragon – holy
- 6 Zodiac of Snake – path of luck
- 7 Zodiac of Horse – nomad
- 8 Zodiac sign of the Goat – the dreamer
- 9 Zodiac of Monkey – cheerful person
- 10 Zodiac sign Rooster – egotistical person
- 11 Zodiac of Dog – faithful person
- 12 Zodiac of Pig – optimist
Zodiac Rat – smart people
(1960; 1972; 1984; 1996; 2008; 2020)
The Orient in general, has some common characteristics. They share animals that have a dominant role in their lives. One of them is the mouse. In all parts of the world, the rat is considered a pest to humans, but in reality it performs well in its natural role as an animal in the food ring. For the land where agriculture is most important, the rat is not only an animal but also a cultural marker. Therefore, it ranks first in the 12 zodiac signs.
Respected for their intelligence and quick wits, people with the rat sign are imaginative and generous, especially to those in their own boat. Are you working a “rat man”? Then don’t take a moment to underestimate him or her. They may appear to be bodhisattva, but inside they are carefully calculating each step to win and conquer the opponent to achieve the goal.
Zodiac of Buffalo – born leader
(1961; 1973; 1985; 1997; 2009; 2021)
This is one of the biggest differences between Chinese and Vietnamese zodiac culture. For the Chinese, the cow is considered extremely important in their agricultural life. Moreover, China’s climate is more suitable for the ox to develop to its full potential. For the Vietnamese, the buffalo is the common man’s greatest asset, and even for a village mayor, his buffalo herd is the most important asset to protect.
In ancient Vietnamese, the word Happiness contains in it many elements related to rice plants and rice fields. For the small farming economy that Vietnam owns, it is easy to understand why the buffalo is placed in the position of a cultural symbol. It not only brings rice, money, but also a sense of security for Vietnamese people.
The “buffalo man” is said to be consistent with an innate leadership ability. However, the life path of buffalo is rarely smooth but rather bumpy before achieving success at the end of the journey. If your buffalo partner seems too serious, don’t worry because that’s just the surface of an incredibly warm heart that can be fully opened by a passionate lover.
Zodiac of Tiger – ‘strength’
(1962; 1974; 1984; 1998; 2010; 2022)
The tiger is definitely a divine animal of Vietnam, where it is considered the king of the jungle. Referring to the territory of Vietnam with of the area is mountains and forests, one can easily understand why the image of the tiger is integrated into the architecture of temples in Vietnam, becoming one of the gods. sacredness of Vietnamese beliefs.
People with the tiger sign are brave, intelligent, and adventurous. The person is expected to do extraordinary and extraordinary things and become extremely successful in life. However, because the strong one is usually a black sheep, some tigers face many challenges from social prejudice, living very difficult lives. Tiger girls in Vietnam often have trouble in marriage because of their strong character, and mothers consider giving birth to be the most important thing in life. The way they protect and raise their children is just overwhelming sometimes.
Zodiac of Cat – the versatile one
(1963; 1975; 1987; 1999; 2011; 2023)
From the East to the West, dogs and cats are popular domestic pets as well. These are two animals that are loved by everyone around the world (except for those with allergies), but cats in Vietnam are more popular than dogs. The first reason for this difference is that cats are extremely useful for keeping rice free from pests and diseases. Gradually, cats are more and more familiar with Vietnamese people, sharing with them the rich, the poor, the sad and the happy.
Cat-man reflects characteristics typical of cats, who are said to be gentle but secretive. People born in the year of the Rabbit are polite and sociable, but they always keep a secret that makes them attractive. It’s hard to say whether cat people can be happy or unhappy in life as fate depends on many other things, but cat people are certainly a person with a deep soul.
Zodiac of Dragon – holy
(1964; 1976; 1988; 2000; 2012; 2024)
Wang Xu, a famous ancient Chinese scholar said: “Plate the floor with a dragon? That’s impossible!” Common knowledge in both Chinese and Vietnamese shows that dragons are surrealistic animals, however, according to an ancient document of the early Muong (Northwest Vietnam) tribe, dragons Dragon is a real animal that lives in the water and eats undead.The dragon was later deified and became the most sacred animal among the sacred animals recognized by the Eastern people.
People born in the year of the Dragon are therefore said to be naturally talented but arrogant and clever. Because they are placed in the position of the king, their image is associated with royal places such as the palace and on the king’s clothes. It is said that dragon people never live poor but will be rich or at least well off. However, Wang Xu also said that if a dragon can balance big and small things, their life will be perfect.
Zodiac of Snake – path of luck
(1965; 1977; 1989; 2001; 2013; 2025)
Vietnam’s humid climate is definitely a favorable land for snakes to live. The interaction between snakes with humans and the use of snakes for medicine have put snakes in the important position of an animal symbolizing a large part of Vietnamese culture. Although snakes are always dangerous, their venom and skin are very useful in medicine. You are not surprised to see such a lucky snake person! It is one of the most prominent features of the snake sign. On the other hand, a snake girl is extremely seductive: once you’ve fallen in love with a snake girl, it’s hard to get out of the relationship.
Zodiac of Horse – nomad
(1966; 1978; 1990; 2002; 2014; 2026)
Horses played an important role in means of transport in ancient Vietnamese society. Because roads in this country are not yet developed, horses are your only option for getting around, both in everyday life and in the military. With a country with a quarter of the forest area, the horse is valued for its usefulness. It helps people travel through forests, climb mountains, and especially does its job as a passenger at a time when mail delivery was constrained by low-tech transportation.
The aforementioned Horse people are destined to move and move throughout their life. Being in the same place was unbearable for a horse. This trait contributes to building the false character of the sign horse. Horse people are usually very generous, have many friends and treat them like siblings. The Horseman’s independence is another prominent feature. In addition, he is very confident, a trait that helps him achieve success in life.
Zodiac sign of the Goat – the dreamer
(1967; 1979; 1991; 2003; 2015; 2027)
Born in the mountains, goats love the open air there and what goats like most is grazing and dreaming during the day. Poetry is perhaps the greatest thing a Goat person can do as this zodiac sign is said to be the most dreamy of the 12 zodiac signs. When a goat is thrown into a fierce life, it can feel life is unfair and utter despair.
However, if a person with the Goat sign knows that dreams are both his strength and his weakness, he or she can apply it properly and become successful in certain fields such as painting and art. performing arts.
Zodiac of Monkey – cheerful person
(1968; 1980; 1992; 2004; 2016; 2028)
The Monkey person is the best person who can make you smile because he is happy from the bottom of his heart. Monkeys are animals that are appreciated for their intelligence and eager to learn new things in life. Such a life can kill a man of the monkey zodiac, and on the other hand, a cheerful and vivacious person can make him melt. How much can he achieve in life?
In fact, monkeys can do well in many areas, but no matter how successful they are, monkeys are satisfied with what they have and rarely complain about life or compare themselves to richer ones. . That is the core reason that makes this zodiac sign a perfectly happy person.
Zodiac sign Rooster – egotistical person
(1969; 1981; 1993; 2005; 2017; 2029)
Rooster is an indispensable poultry, it provides humans with the richest source of protein. For the Vietnamese, the rooster is also a perfect alarm clock. Naturally, the rooster crowed every two hours at night, reminding people when to sleep and when to wake up for work. The Vietnamese not only place the rooster among the important animals that govern human life, but also place it in a religious place. It is one of the indispensable gifts in festivals, funerals or any worshiping occasion.
All Rooster men are said to be cheeky, which can cause a lot of trouble in their lives. If the rooster gets irritated by someone, the rooster may lose control of himself and bad things can happen. The rooster that can fix this weakness is expected to become extremely successful because, by its very nature, it is very good at many fields. Style is one of the top concerns of people born in the year of the Rooster. You love a Rooster man, don’t waste time complaining about his lavish time in front of the mirror. That is his nature.
Zodiac of Dog – faithful person
(1970; 1982; 1994; 2006; 2018; 2030)
The same goes for cats, dogs are close friends to Vietnamese people and they respect dogs for their loyalty. A dog owner is secretive and you can feel free to tell him your secrets that you don’t feel comfortable telling others.
However, the Dog zodiac sign is often anxious for no reason and this makes her or him often nervous. If you’re dating a dog girl or guy, don’t rush it. She or he needs time to get used to your presence and trust you. Trust is of prime importance to dog sign keepers and it takes a lot of time and effort for them to build trust. Vietnamese people witness many zodiac signs having trouble in relationship and marriage, so they believe that the groom of the zodiac should meet and bring the bride twice to avoid future marital breakdown.
Zodiac of Pig – optimist
(1971; 1983; 1995; 2007; 2019; 2031)
The pig, after the buffalo, ranks second among the animals in Vietnamese daily life. The economic value it brings is great and by far pork is the most popular meat in the diet of Vietnamese people from mountainous to plain areas. The great pig role in Vietnamese life creates a great zodiac sign that is always optimistic in any situation.
People born in the year of the Pig do not worry about these things. Life is a lovely rose color and food attracts them the most. People born in the year of the Pig are known as a very unselfish person. Whatever you do wrong to her or him, just go and tell them you’re sorry and things will be fixed soon. With innate honesty and sometimes over-optimism, the pig is said to not be as successful as other zodiac signs. However, that doesn’t matter much because people born with the pig sign usually live in a pink world anyway.