Astrological Signs in Chinese

Astrological Signs in Chinese

In China the Chinese zodiac is the most famous, but many young people are interested in the astrological signs as well, so it can be a good topic of conversation when you are making new Chinese friends.

In this blog, we will learn how to ask for someone's astrological sign in Chinese, and also how to say all 12 signs.
An astrological sign in Chinese is called xīngzuò, so you can ask your friend's sign like this:

If they don't know their sign, you can ask when their birthday is and inform them of their sign.

And here's how to say the 12 astrological signs in Chinese.

Astrological Signs
Capricorn
mó jié zuò 摩羯座
Aquarius
shuǐ píng zuò 水瓶座
Pisces
shuāng yú zuò 双鱼座
Aries
bái yáng zuò 白羊座
Taurus
jīn niú zuò 金牛座
Gemini
shuāng zǐ zuò 双子座
Cancer
jù xiè zuò 巨蟹座
Leo
shī zi zuò 狮子座
Virgo
chǔ nǚ zuò 处女座
Libra
tiān chèng zuò 天秤座
Scorpio
tiān xiē zuò 天蝎座
Sagittarius
shè shǒu zuò 射手座

Now that you know how to say your sign, when someone asks you shìshénmexīngzuòde? you can reply shì + sign + de. For example:

Chinese people also like to look up how well two signs match. In Chinese, to match is called pèiduì, so you can express yourself like this:

Related Words
constellation
yùn shì 运势
love constellation
ài qíng yùn 爱情运
work constellation
gōng zuò yùn 工作运
lucky color
xìng yùn yán sè 幸运颜色
lucky number
xìng yùn shù zì 幸运数字
lucky crystal
xìng yùn shuǐ jīng 幸运水晶

Now you can talk about astrological signs with your friends in Chinese, and I’m sure they will love it!

If you want to learn to speak even more Chinese you can go here to practice reading Chinese online.

This is the accompanying blog post for our intermediate lesson “Having A Mistress“.

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