2020 is the year of the White Metal Rat. 2020 Chinese New Year Day is on January 25, 2020. The first day of the 2020 Chinese Zodiac Year is on February 4, 2020. This day is different from Chinese New Year Day. The baby born on or after February 4, 2020 will be a Rat baby. Baby who born before February 4, 2020 is a Pig baby.
Rat is the first animal sign in the Chinese Zodiacs. Rat is ranked the first animal in Chinese zodiacs since Rat outsmarts other animals. According to Chinese Five Elements theory, Rat is in the Water group. Water is connected to wisdom. Rat is the Yin Water, which is the last element of ten Yin Yang five elements. The rat’s front leg has 4 toes and hind leg has 5 toes indicating a change from even number to odd number, and it coincides with the first time-period of a day, which is 11:00 p.m. to 01:00 a.m., symbolizing a transition from night to morning, or Yin (even number) to Yang (odd number). Therefore, Rat is considered a half-Yang and half-Yin animal. People born in the Rat year has different thinking ways.
Rat’s characteristics are agile, active, resourceful, thoughtful, sharp-sighted and staying alert. Rat is affectionate, charismatic, eloquent, shrewd, systematic, disciplined, meticulous, sociable, and hardworking with a high aim.
Rat has dark-side personality. The other traits of Rat are gloomy, quiet, intolerant, selfish, introverted, conspiring, scheming and gossipy. Rat might have some negative minds when encountering the troubles. When things go wrong, then Rat will blame on others. Therefore, Rat people should have more outdoor activities under the sunshine.
More information about Baby Born in 2020 Chinese Zodiac Rat Year is at Chinese Fortune Calendar.