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2016 is the year of which animal in the chinese calendar

2016 is the Chinese Year Of the MONKEY. But Why Are They Named For Animals? (2)

In the second part of the series, we take a look at each of the animal on the Chinese Zodiac, what it represents in Chinese mythology, and the years that correspond to each of these animals. 1. Year of the Rat   2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948 The rat is seen as a clever [...]

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2016 is the Chinese Year Of the MONKEY. But Why Are They Named For Animals?

One of the more popular news today is the Chinese New Year, for which 2016 was named after the monkey, while 2015 like it, was named after the sheep. But you may wonder, what is with the naming of years for animals, what do they mean exactly? The Chinese New Year is the point in [...]