29 November 2013

Chinese horoscope

The Chinese people are very superstitious and have a great belief in the horoscope. If we ask for the horoscope of someone we will do as follows:



Question
你是什么的?
Nǐ shì shǔ shénme de?
What is your horoscope?

Answer
...
shǔ...
My horoscope is...


The Chinese horoscope is based on animals. Its is different from the Western horoscope as it is regulated according to the Chinese calendar. Each Chinese year horoscope represent a single animal, so it is an annual system. 2013 is the year of the snake.