In China the Chinese zodiac is the most famous, but many young people are interested in the astrological signs as well, so it can be a good topic of conversation when you are making new Chinese friends.
In this blog, we will learn how to ask for someone's astrological sign in Chinese, and also how to say all 12 signs.
An astrological sign in Chinese is called 星座, so you can ask your friend's sign like this:
What's Your Sign?
If they don't know their sign, you can ask when their birthday is and inform them of their sign.
When is your birthday? When were you born?
And here's how to say the 12 astrological signs in Chinese.
January is Capricorn, then it's Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius.
Now that you know how to say your sign, when someone asks you 你是什么星座的？ you can reply 我是 + sign + 的. For example:
I'm a Libra.
Chinese people also like to look up how well two signs match. In Chinese, to match is called 配对, so you can express yourself like this:
Come here, I'll help you check if you and your boyfriend are a match.
I have great fortune in love this year. I will wear my lucky charm bracelet and grasp this opportunity to find a boyfriend.
Now you can talk about astrological signs with your friends in Chinese, and I’m sure they will love it!
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