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Happy Lunar New Year – Happy Chinese New Year 2019 – Year of the Pig

By February 5, 2019 No Comments
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“Happiness and prosperity,” is a common phrase when wishing someone a Happy Lunar New Year. In Chinese, you would say, 恭喜發財 or Gōngxǐ fācái (pronunciation).

BASIC ASTROLOGY ELEMENTS

Chinese Word 猪 Zhū
Earthly Branch of Birth Year 亥 Hai
Five Elements (Wǔ Xing) 五行 Water
Yin Yang (Energy) Yin
Lunar Month Tenth
Lucky Numbers 2, 5, 8
Lucky Colors Yellow, grey, brown, gold
Gemstone Ruby
Years of the Sheep 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031 …

Additional Reading & Resources

Wu Xing: five-element theory of Chinese philosophy
– Travel China Guide – Year of the Pig
– Your Chinese Astrology – Pig
– Year of the Pig from Wikipedia, Chinese Zodiac

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