2022 is the year of the tiger

2022 is the year of the tiger in China.

The year of the tiger is determined according to the traditional Chinese calendar. The “tiger” in the Chinese Zodiac corresponds to Yin in the twelve local branches. The year of the tiger is Yin, and every twelve years is regarded as a cycle. For example, 2022 of the Gregorian calendar basically corresponds to the year of the tiger, that is, the year of renyin.


In the 60 years of the Jiazi era, the heavenly stems are: 10 A, B, C, D, e, G, Xin, Ren and GUI, and the earthly branches are: 12 ZiChou Yin Mao has not applied for youxuhai at noon. From Jiazi, Yichou, Bingyin, Dingmao Arrange, just 60 rows complete a cycle. This is a bit complicated and difficult to remember, so the ancients thought of using animals to express complex earthly branches, which is the Chinese zodiac. Zishu, Chou Niu, Yin Hu, Mao Tu, Chen long, Si she, Wu Ma, Wei Yang, Shen Hou, you Ji, Xu Gou, Hai Zhu.

The tiger ranks third among the twelve zodiac animals and is dominated by “Yin” in the twelve places. Therefore, the “Yin” in the twelve hours of a day is also called “tiger time” from 3:00 to 5:00 in the morning.


This year is the year of renyin, which means that this year’s year of the tiger is dominated by the word “Ren”. “Ren” ranks ninth among the ten Heavenly stems, belonging to Yang and water. According to Shuowen, “Ren” is the same as “Ren”, which means that Yang Qi is used to support all things. It is also called “Huairen in the king”, which means that new life has begun to be born. In the year of renyin, the upper part is the Union and the lower part is the tiger, which means that life and all things are full of vitality, and it is a symbol of good harvest and auspiciousness. Therefore, there is a saying that “in the year of the tiger, there is no need to worry about food and clothing”.

Post time: Jun-01-2022