Dragon Zodiac Traits, Compatibility & Predictions 2024
Years of The Dragon
The years of the Chinese Zodiac Dragon are 1904, 1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024, 2036, 2048, 2060, and 2072.
Chinese zodiac signs come from the Chinese Stem-Branch calendar, which is a counting system by the combination of Five Elements and 12 animal signs. The Five Elements are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water, which are connected to the colors Green, Red, Brown, White, and Black, respectively.
- Green Wood Dragon: 1916, 1976, 2036
- Red Fire Dragon: 1928, 1988, 2048
- Brown Earth Dragon: 1940, 2000, 2060
- White Metal Dragon: 1952, 2012, 2072
- Black Water Dragon: 1904, 1964, 2024
The first day of the zodiac year is the first day of the Tiger month, which is the Start-of-Spring. This date is around February 4 each year. It is a common mistake to use the Chinese Lunar New Year Day on many Internet websites as the cutoff date for the Chinese zodiac year. Please read Zodiac Year Cutoff and verify Your Chinese Zodiac Sign. Tiger month is February, the beginning month of spring. The weather is still a little cold. Therefore, Tiger is associated with the starting stage of an event.
Dragon is the 5th animal sign of 12 Earthly Branches.
Dragon is in the Earth group according to the Chinese Five Element theory.
The Dragon contains Yang Earth, Yin Water, and Yin Wood, which are mountain, cold water, and grass respectively.
The characteristics of Yang Earth are steady, reliable, honest, and calm.
Because of this personality, Yang Earth is also connected to meditation and religion.
The other traits of Yang Earth are magnanimous, generous, stubborn, forgiving, and broad-minded.
The Dragon is a legendary creature. It is a triphibious animal. It can survive on the ground, in the water, and in the sky. The Dragon likes to hide inside the cloud. people cannot see its head and tail at the same time. People view the dragon as mystic, cloudy, misty, blurred, unpredictable, and unreachable.
Celebrities born in the Year of the Dragon are Bruce Lee, Keanu Reeves, Liam Neeson, Boris Johnson, Vladimir Putin, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lennon, Sandra Bullock, Al Pacino, Adele, Rihanna, Shakira, Patrick Stewart, Pele, Stephen Curry, Gregory Peck, Shirley Temple, Christopher Reeve, Reese Witherspoon, Nancy Pelosi, and David Hasselhoff.
Dragon Compatibility, Relationship, Marriage
Dragons are energetic, ambitious, decisive, confident, stubborn, capricious, unpredictable, and unreachable. It's hard to please dragons. A Dragon is just like a chameleon. Dragons could change their personalities, thoughts, and decisions depending on the surrounding environment. For marriage, the rooster is the most compatible zodiac with the dragon.
Dragon most compatible zodiacs: Rooster, Rat, and Monkey
- Rooster has an attractive relationship with Dragon in association with Metal. The Rooster is the most trustworthy and reliable partner for Rabbit.
- Rat has a good relationship with Dragon because of Water. The Rat will have great admiration for the Dragon. Because of water, the Rat will live in harmony with Dragon.
- Monkey has an attractive relationship with Dragon in association with Water and Metal. The Dragon can provide protection for the Monkey. Monkeys like to follow the Dragon.
Dragon incompatible zodiacs: Dog, Ox, Goat, and Dragon
- Dog and Dragon have a fighting relationship. The Dog cannot put up with Dragon's demanding and arrogant nature.
- Dragon could hurt Ox once for a while. Ox's stubbornness does not mix well with Dragon's arrogance.
- Goat cannot tolerate Dragon's demanding and arrogant nature.
- Two Dragons will compete with each other for the leadershp. A Dragon cannot stand the arrogance of other Dragon.
- Dragon and Rabbit have a connection in association with Wood. But Rabbit cannot tolerate Dragon's demanding and arrogant personality.
Dragon Compatibility of Different Five Elements
Dragons of different Five Elements have different personalities. The most compatible zodiacs with them will be different. The compatibility will involve the Ten-Stem relationships of Five Elements and the 12-Branch Relationship of Zodiac Signs.
Wood Dragon is compatible with Earth Rooster, Water Rooster, Water Rat, Water Monkey, etc.
Fire Dragon is compatible with Metal Rooster, Wooden Rooster, Water Rat, Water Monkey, etc.
Earth Dragon is compatible with Water Rooster, Fire Rooster, Fire Rat, Fire Monkey, etc.
Metal Dragon is compatible with Wooden Rooster, Water Rooster, Water Rat, Water Monkey, etc.
Water Dragon is compatible with Fire Rooster, Metal Rooster, Metal Rat, Metal Monkey, etc.
The zodiac names cannot help you to find compatible partners. We need to know the birth years of the zodiac names. You can use our tool to Convert Chinese Zodiac Name to the Birth Years to find the years compatible with you.
Useful Tools to Find Most Compatible Zodiacs
Another better tool to find the compatible years close to your age is by your birth year. This can save you time to research the compatible Chinese zodiac signs with you. For example,
- Wood Dragon of 1976 Compatible Years are 1965, 1968, 1978, 1981, 1984
- Fire Dragon of 1988 Compatible Years are 1977, 1981, 1990, 1993, 1996
- Earth Dragon of 2000 Compatible Years are 1989, 1992, 2002, 2005, 2008
- Metal Dragon of 1952 Compatible Years are 1944, 1945, 1954, 1957, 1960
- Water Dragon of 1964 Compatible Years are 1956, 1957, 1966, 1969, 1972
Your Most Compatible Chinese Zodiac and Birth Year
The best way to know the people compatible with you is to find out their birthdays. Then you can use the Fast Love Match in the Chinese Fortune Calendar to see your compatibility score.
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By Master Allen Tsai on Friday, June 9, 2023