They may get angry at someone who annoys them but they also show great compassion to people in need. So in Chinese astrology the dragon person born in this Chinese Zodiac year has a sharp tongue –they will say things that can be quite sarcastic and biting.
The dragon holds special significance for the Chinese people.
More than 4,000 years ago, there were two large tribes and many smaller tribes in China. The two large tribes unified and chose the dragon as their symbol.
In fact, the Han Chinese still call themselves the descendants of the Dragon.
In Chinese astrology the dragon was seen as a powerful almighty king because it was made up of different parts of animals such as a tiger, fish, snake and an eagle.
The Chinese dragon was not seen as a threatening evil being as we do in the west - rather a symbol of power, superiority and rule. You can see many sculptures and carvings of the dragon.
Even today, the Chinese associate the dragon with power and wisdom. Born in the Chinese Year of the Dragon they usually stand out as befits a dragon. In a group of people, "the Chinese Year of the Dragon person" stands out. They certainly are not shy – they demand attention and respect. Therefore in Chinese astrology the dragon person born under this Chinese Zodiac sign tends to be a "doer" – they do things and achieve power by getting things done.
A dragon can breathe out fire so the person born in the Chinese Year of the Dragon can be a hothead. However, the dragon has a soft underbelly and so in Chinese astrology the dragon person born in this Chinese Zodiac year has a "soft spot" to them.
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