THE Earth Pig represents those born in 1959 and 2019.
Chinese astrology is based on animals and how their characteristics represent the year you were born in.
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Earth Pigs are born in 1959 and 2019[/caption]
What year is the Earth 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.
The Pig is the 12th and last animal in the 12-year cycle and is also given to those born in 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, and 2031.
There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac[/caption]
It is a sub-component of the Pig in the Chinese zodiac.
Each zodiac sign has its own element: Earth, Wood, Fire, Metal and Water, which add more uniqueness and characteristics to the sign.
Other years of the Pig
Pigs are realistic and always mean what they say, their word is their bond.
They love entertainment and will often treat themselves.
Pigs are realistic and always mean what they say[/caption]
They can be materialistic, but use that as an excuse to always work hard.
Some notable Earth Pigs are: Mike Pence and Simon Cowell.
Vice President Mike Pence is an Earth Pig in the Chinese zodiac[/caption]
Simon Cowell is an Earth Pig as well[/caption]
Characteristics and personalities of the Earth Pig
“Family” and “work” sums this character up, they adore both in equal measure.
Their goal in life is, effectively, to provide for their family.
However, they are also enormously ambitious and do like the idea of being atop the business tree.
Aside from being really rather sensitive these characters don’t have any short-comings.
They’re completely genuine, honest, kind, generous (spirit and wealth), happy, positive and the sort of community-orientated character who will always rally round in a crisis.
Types of Pigs
Metal Pig: Gentle, broad-minded, frank, helpful, and responsible.
Earth Pig: Good at socializing, able to maintain interpersonal relations, a little bit suspicious.
Wood Pig: Simple, honest, easygoing, diligent but sometimes impetuous.
Fire Pig: Brave, act quickly, clever, owning great ambitions but less talkative.
Water Pig: Gentle, modest, earnest, responsible, but subjective in life.
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Water Pig: Talented, ambitious, independent, serious, has good luck in wealth.
Other types of Zodiac animals combined with the Earth element
- The Earth Rat
- The Earth Ox
- The Earth Tiger
- The Earth Rabbit
- The Earth Dragon
- The Earth Snake
- The Earth Horse
- The Earth Goat
- The Earth Monkey
- The Earth Rooster
- The Earth Dog
- The Earth Pig