兔年快乐 Tùnián Kuàilè!

Happy Year of the Rabbit! (2023)

January 22, 2023 began 兔年 tùnián, year of the rabbit. (The previous year was tiger; the next, dragon.)

兔年 is the fourth year in the 12-year cycle. It corresponds to 卯 mǎo, the fourth of the 12 地支 dìzhī earthly branches (子丑寅卯辰巳午未申酉戌亥).

Years of the rabbit include: 2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939, 1927, 1915, 1903.

See the whole 12-year cycle!