The Meaning of 2022 Year of The Tiger in Chinese Culture



Congratulations for entering 2022. For most people every new year they set goals and for religious people, they listen to prophets’ foresights into the year.
Well, China has it’s own. 2022 according to Chinese zodiac is a year of the Tiger. Starting from February 1st, 2022, and ending on January 21st, 2023 is a Water Tiger year. The Tiger ranks third among the animals of 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.
The Tiger has traits of leadership, respect and acting assertively as well as being courageous, outspoken, prone to taking risks and energetic. Those born in the year of the Tiger- 1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022.
The Tiger is known as the king of all beasts in China. The zodiac sign Tiger is a symbol of strength, exorcising evils, and braveness. Many Chinese kids wear hats or shoes with a tiger image of for good luck.

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 overindulgent.

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.
Things that will 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 numbers: 6, 7, and 8 and numbers containing them (like 67 and 87)
Unlucky color: brown
Unlucky direction: southwest
Unlucky months: the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months

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