2017 l'Année du Coq - Year of The Rooster




Chinese New Year is coming! This year, Year of The Rooster, begins on January 28, 2017 and lasts till February 15th, 2018.  Do you know rooster is a symbol of France?  Le Coq Gaulois (the Gallic Rooster) is one of the national emblems of France.



The Rooster is the 10th animal in the Chinese zodiac which is based on a 12-year cycle. Each year is represented by an animal. Well, what are the other 11 animals and how are they called in French?


Les 12 Signes Astrologique Chinois :

1.  Rat  - 鼠
2.  Bœuf  - 牛
3.  Tigre  - 虎
4.  Lapin  - 兔
5.  Dragon  - 龍
6.  Serpent  - 蛇
7.  Cheval  - 馬 / 马
8.  Chèvre  - 羊
9.  Singe  - 猴
10. Coq  - 雞 / 鸡
11. Chien  - 狗
12. Cochon  - 豬 / 猪

Les Origines du Nouvel An Chinois


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