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Year of the Ox


Zodiac Ox ranks the second in twelve Chinese zodiacs. It matches the Chou in the twelve earthly branches, thus zodiac ox is also referred as Chou Ox (丑牛).


Years of the Ox


Years of the Ox

Period

Associated Element

Yin/Yang

Heavenly Stems

1925

Jan.24 1925 - Feb.12 1926

Wood

Yin

Yi Chou

1937

Feb.11 1937 - Jan.31 1938

Fire

Yin

Ding Chou

1949

Jan.29 1949 - Feb.16 1950

Earth

Yin

Ji Chou

1961

Feb.15 1961 - Feb.4 1962

Metal (Gold)

Yin

Xin Chou

1973

Feb.3 1973 - Jan.22 1974

Water

Yin

Gui Chou

1985

Feb.19 1985 - Feb.8 1986

Wood

Yin

Yi Chou

1997

Feb.7 1997 - Jan.27 1998

Fire

Yin

Ding Chou

2009

Jan.26 2009 - Feb.13 2010

Earth

Yin

Ji Chou

2021

Feb.12 2021 - Jan.31 2022

Metal (Gold)

Yin

Xin Chou

2033

Jan.31 2033 - Feb.18 2034

Water

Yin

Gui Chou


Oxes’ Personality


Strengths:

Hard working, persevering, strong-willed, go getting, honest, reliable, responsible, caring, modest, discreet, just, practical, and enduring. Being kind and honest is the lifelong nature of oxes. They have deep patriotism, ambition and values both career and family.


Weaknesses:

Tend to be self-contemptuous, impulsive, hard to listen to others, unsocial, lack of adaptability, reticent, stubborn, subjective and arbitrary. When ox people get really stubborn about something, they won't listen to anyone. This is their unique bullheaded temper.


Characteristics of Ox Men

Ox men like to created their own cognitive system and pursue their course to the end. Most ox men are composed and easy to gain trust of others. They can act honestly and hardheadedly. In addition ox men are very confident, but they look down to others and often lack humor and passion.

In daily life, ox men are very honest and principled. They have a regular lifestyle and stayed calm and awake every second. They value any promise they made and take effort to fulfill it.

In relationships, ox men are very serious and practical. They don't easily accept other people's favor. Once they do, it's hard for them to give up.

In career, the graceful exterior of ox men can gain the trust of their leaders. They can be very responsible and trustworthy. They can be very disciplined and impose too much pressure to other people.


Characteristics of Ox Women

Ox women have rich inner emotions, love life and don't like to compromise. They are destined to fight all their life. Most ox women are mild, clam, smart and quick-witted. They don't usually get into a rage unless in terms of principle. They love to try new things, but they don't usually stay interested for long time. Therefore, ox women are always trying to create and enrich their lives.

In daily life, ox women always keep their houses neat and clean, and their checkbooks balanced. As they don't stay interested in one thing long, ox women are always looking for new ways to fulfill their life.

In relationships, ox women are mild, prudent and enduring. They can devote themselves to the other half. Their valuing family make them ideal wife for a family.

In career, ox women are always diligent and hard working. They value career very much and tend to pursue their career.


Oxes and Western Astrology Signs


Ox

Aries

persistent and restraining

Taurus

silent, prudent and patient

Gemini

stable, thoughtful and unusual

Cancer

decisive and preserving

Leo

authoritative, opinionated, and strong

Virgo

discreet, clear, eloquent, and independent

Libra

perfection pursuing, efficient and authoritative

Scorpio

slow and thorough

Sagittarius

passionate, eloquent, honest, generous and ambitious

Capricorn

traditional, indecisive, conservative, and inconsiderate

Aquarius

strong, caring, and flexible

Pisces

individualized



Oxes and Five Elements


Types of Ox

Years

Characteristics

Wood Ox

1925 and 1985

Strengths: active, righteous, unselfish, and caring;

Weaknesses: too strong, straightforward.

Fire Ox

1937 and 1997

Strengths: clever, thrifty, and practical;

Weaknesses: short-sighted, intolerant, and indecisive.

Earth Ox

1949 and 2009

Strengths: self-knowledgeable, responsible, and grateful;

Weaknesses: too sensitive and face-saving.

Metal (Gold) Ox

1961 and 2021

Strengths: people person, introverted, and enduring.

Weaknesses: indecisive and suspicious.

Water Ox

1913 and 1973

Strengths: realistic, preserving, ambitious and practical.

Weaknesses: subjective and too silent.



Oxes with Different Blood Type

Oxes with Blood Type O: they are self-disciplined and have strict requirements on others, making them uneasy to get along. However, these ox people are hard working, honest, preserving and ambitious. They have strong sense of business.

Oxes with Blood Type B: they are cheerful, invigorating, tolerant, quick-witted, logical, creative, and willing to offer and help. Such oxes are easy to gain trust of their leaders and succeed. However, they can be fickle about things.

Oxes with Blood Type A: they are practical, steady, enduring, responsible, logical, generous, open-minded, loyal and have strong sense of morality and family responsibility.

Oxes with Blood Type AB: they are optimistic, quick-witted, sophisticated, and adaptable. Such oxes don't usually offend others as they can accommodate their behaviors based on occasions. They value knowledge and have talents in organizing and leading. They can be good diplomats.


Oxes’ Love Compatibility


Each zodiac has its own characteristics. Love compatibility of Chinese zodiacs take these characteristics, five elements, and the horoscope into account to predict the best and worst matches. Assuming you are an ox, refer to below table for your best matches.


Rat

Ox

Tiger

Rabbit

Dragon

Snake

Horse

Goat

Monkey

Rooster

Dog

Pig

Ox

--

×

--

×

--

×

×

--

--


Best matches: Rat, Snake and Rooster;

Worst matches: Tiger, Dragon, Horse or Goat.


Lucky and Unlucky Things for Ox People


Lucky Things for Oxes

Lucky Numbers: 1, 9, 19, 91

Lucky Colors: red, blue, purple

Lucky Flowers: tulip, evergreen, peach blossom

Lucky Directions: southeast, south and north


Things to be avoided

Unlucky Numbers: 3, 4, 34, 43

Unlucky Colors: white, green

Unlucky Direction: west.


The Best Careers for Oxes


The most distinct personality is reliability, which means ox people can gain trust from their leaders easily. However, ox people can't be complacent. Although ox people may seem to be simple, silent and introvert, they actually have indomitable character and logical mind. When the opportunity presents, ox people will show their strong, confidant and fearless nature to steer. Usually, ox people don't fully understand other people's feelings. They are not very romantic. Thus, ox people should have careers that requires steady and long lasting perseverance.

The suitable occupations for ox people are husbandry, hardware, pharmacy, tea trade, politics, real estate, intermediary agencies, and consulting works.

The best career for oxes: home decoration and building material services.


Who is the Best Business Partner for Ox?


Ox and Rat Good partners in both marriage and career.

Ox and Ox Average partners who have mutual interests, but no deep understanding.

Ox and Tiger Bad partners who can’t understand and trust each other.

Ox and Rabbit Average partners, have mutual interests and can work harmoniously together.

Ox and Dragon Average partners, respect each other and can work together for mutual benefits.

Ox and Snake Good partners in both marriage and business.

Ox and Horse Bad partners, hard to communicate with each other.

Ox and Goat Bad partners, have conflicts.

Ox and Monkey Average partners, no obvious conflict, but not suitable to pursue the same course together.

Ox and Rooster Good partners in both marriage and career.

Ox and Dog Bad partners, no mutual feelings and interests.

Ox and Pig Average partners, can work together, but not for long time.


How to Build Relationship with Ox?


1.Fight Together with Oxes

Ox people are almost fighting all their life. They are positive and responsible for both career and family. They tend to work hard on every matter. To build relationship with such oxes, you have to fight and strive together with them and become their partners.


2.Follow the Rules

Ox people value rules and lead a regular lifestyle. You have to follow the rules like them to get along. Meanwhile, ox people have long-term nervous tension, if you can help them to relax once in a while. They can become nicer to others.


3.Check Their Thoughts

Ox people don't usually reveal their unsatisfactory thoughts in both family and career life. Thus, if you want to get along with them, you need to check their thoughts once in while to make sure everything is ok.


Oxes’ Fortune in 2020


Wealth

In 2020, Ox people won’t have too much income, but won’t be too bad at wealth. If they can manage their wealth well, they can stay balanced. It’s not recommended for ox people to invest big in 2020.


Career

Year 2020 is an auspicious year for ox people’s career. No matter what business they are in, they will work well. They can overcome any obstacles.


Love and Relationships

In 2020, oxes will have a unstable relationship. For single ox people, you might meet someone. For ox people in love relationships, you need to balance the relationships between your love partners and your work or study. While for married ox people, you might undergo a lot of stress and your partners don’t actually understand you. You need to relax and adjust yourself.


Health

Year 2020 is an auspicious year for ox people’s health. They won’t have big health problems, just some small illnesses that can be easily treated. You need to do more exercise and eat healthy.


For More Zodiacs


Zodiac RatZodiac OxZodiac TigerZodiac RabbitZodiac DragonZodiac SnakeZodiac HorseZodiac GoatZodiac MonkeyZodiac RoosterZodiac DogZodiac Pig

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