Pig (zodiac)


The Pig () is the twelfth and the last sign of the Earthly Branches ( ). It is characterised as yin so only the negative elements can be attached to it.

In the continuous Sexagenary cycle, every twelfth year corresponds to Hai, and is commonly called “the Year of the Pig” (豬年). There are five types of Pigs, named after the Chinese elements. In order, they are: Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth.

Pig (zodiac)

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