Starting Dates         Ending Dates         Element
February 2, 1908         January 21, 1909         Earth
February 20, 1920         February 7, 1921         Metal
February 6, 1932         January 25, 1933         Water
January 25, 1944         February 12, 1945         Wood
February 12, 1956         January 30, 1957         Fire
January 30, 1968         February 16, 1969         Earth
February 16, 1980         February 4, 1981         Metal
February 4, 1992         January 22, 1993         Water
January 22, 2004         February 8, 2005         Wood

Hours ruled by the Monkey : 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Direction of its sign : West-Southwest
Season and principle month : Summer - August
Corresponds to the Western sign : Leo
Fixed element : Metal
Stem : Positive


CHARACTER TRAITS

The monkey loves to have fun and be active.   They can be a good listener but has lack of self control.  You may find them
pleasing themselves verses pleasing others.  

In relationships they will find it hard to stick to one until they meet the right person.  Then they are with them for life.

The monkey is very rarely ill, because they  are so active.  The only time they do get sick is because of feeling nervous.  

COMPATIBLE/NOT COMPATIBLE:
Monkey and RAT
Very compatible together. Highly successful union. Have deep and strong affinity for one another. Will find love and
contentment.  
Monkey and OX
Have mutual reservations about each other. No deep or lasting ties. Communication barriers. Moderately good relations at
best.  
Monkey and TIGER
Strong clashes and rivalry. Will not comprehend each other. Mutually suspicious. No areas of common interest. Highly
incompatible.  
Monkey and RABBIT
Some petty differences and rivalry. Cannot achieve complete understanding of each other. Will tolerate each other
moderately.  
Monkey and DRAGON
One of the best unions. Mutual love and understanding of each other. Very strong affinity in love and business relations.
Prosperous and successful team.  
Monkey and SNAKE
No special degree of attraction. May have communication problems. The presence of mutual suspicions and inability to
make concessions affect both sides.
 
Monkey and HORSE
Acceptable and congenial union to a favorable extent. Will have practical need for each other only. No struggles for
dominance.  
Monkey and SHEEP
Will not have strong need or understanding for one another. Cordial to relatively cool relations in marriage and business.  
Monkey and MONKEY
Could work together successfully as a team. Have areas of similar interest. Favorable to good relations in love and
business. No strong rivalry.  
Monkey and ROOSTER
Will be able to communicate to a certain degree only. Will tolerate each other if mutual cooperation is required. Cool ties.  
Monkey and DOG
Mutual respect and friendly feelings for one another. Will cooperate to a good extent. No underlying animosities.  
Monkey and PIG
Share common areas of interest. No difficulties in relating to each other. Fairly good relations in love and business. No
large clashes.  

KEY WORDS:

POSITIVE TRAITS:
Clever
Inventive
Productive
Competitive
resourceful
curious

NEGATIVE TRAITS:
Not able to cooperate
hyperactive
Bored easily

CAREERS BEST SUITED FOR:
Accountant
Banking
Scientist
Engineer
Stock market trader
Air traffic controller
Dealer
Film director
Jeweler
Sales representative

ELEMENTS:
Metal Monkey – Years 1920 and 1980
Metal Monkeys are determined and ambitious individuals and as a result, they’re often successful. Although they’re
considered warm-hearted and very likeable, their preference in life is to be alone. Metal Monkeys are loyal to both their
employers and their partners.
Water Monkey – Years 1932 and 1992
Water Monkeys are extremely sensitive and often feel hurt by the things that are said to them. They refuse to show their
sensitive side to others and as a result, are extreme jokesters. If they can stay focused, they can succeed, but more often
than not, they’re easily distracted from their goals.
Wood Monkey – Years 1944 and 2044
The Wood Monkey’s exceptional communication skills enable them to interact well with others. They’re hard workers who
have a keen understanding of the way things operate.
Fire Monkey – Years 1956 and 2016
Full of strength and determination, Fire Monkeys are excellent at not only setting goals, but in meeting them as well.
Others enjoy being in the company of Fire Monkeys, even though these Monkeys want the upper hand in every situation.
Earth Monkey – Years 1908 and 1968
Always the community activists, Earth Monkeys have an inherent desire to live life the “right” way. They’re very
dependable and they take their work and their relationships seriously. In fact, they put forth 100% effort in everything they
do. In return, Earth Monkeys expect respect from others.

Famous Monkeys:
Leonardo da Vinci, Charles Dickens, Mickjagger, Danny De Vito, Tom Hanks, Macauley Culkin, Elizabeth Taylor, Nelson
Rockefeller, Princess Caroline of Monaco, Ted Kennedy