A horoscope is an astrological chart that showcases the positions of the Sun, the Moon, and other planets at a specific time. It is often used as a method of telling the future, in other words, divination. Zodiac signs are also shown on a horoscope. This article is prepared to help you learn all about horoscopes and zodiac signs in English.
12 Zodiac Signs: Dates and Personality Traits
There are 12 Zodiac signs in a birth chart. Each of them are defined by the dates they cover. To find your zodiac sign, you should determine which zodiac sign’s date your birthday is in. Here are the dates and personality traits of each zodiac sign:
Aries – (March 21-April 19): Competitive, confident, ambitious.
Taurus – (April 20-May 20): Relaxed, hard working, focused.
Gemini – (May 21-June 20): Social, curious, spontaneous.
Cancer – (June 21-July 22): Intuitive, self-protective, gentle.
Leo – (July 23-August 22): Vivacious, dramatic, leader.
Virgo – (August 23-September 22): Perfectionist, practical, meticulous.
Libra – (September 23-October 22): Balance, intellectual, suave.
Scorpio – (October 23-November 21): Mysterious, passionate, wise.
Sagittarius – (November 22-December 21): Unique, intense, flexible.
Capricorn – (December 22-January 19): Patient, dedicated, mischievous.
Aquarius – (January 20-February 18): Innovative, progressive, rebellious.
Pisces – (Feb 19-March 20): Sensitive, empathetic, compassionate.
Characteristics of Aries
Aries is the first of the zodiac signs, and a fire sign. They are ambitious, passionate and get things started. But their ambition and passion may lead to them getting easily distracted by new tasks. Aries’ fiery energy and optimism attract other people and help them to be popular. But their energy can also cause them to be impulsive and may lead to hardships in their relationships.
Characteristics of Taurus
Taurus is an earth sign. Taurus’ are known for being down to earth, loyal, calm. They crave consistency and comfort, love routines and value honesty. They are hard workers and perfectionists. This characteristic with their loyalty and calmness makes them very desired partners for work. But their loyalty can also emerge as stubbornness, and their perfectionism can prevent them from being efficient workers.
Characteristics of Gemini
Gemini is an air sign. They are very communicative, outgoing and witty. They enjoy being occupied all the time and having a lot of options to choose from. The Gemini symbol is twins. This signifies that Geminis always look for someone to be their partner in crime. They keep a lot of options open, but once they choose, they are extremely loyal.
Characteristics of Cancer
Cancer is a water sign. They are known for being gentle, nurturing and loving. They make for great caregivers for pets, plants and other people. Their friendship is desired as they are one of the best friends one can ask for. But they may also let their sensitive nature get the best of them and have emotional outbursts from time to time.
Characteristics of Leo
Leo is a fire sign. They are known for being proud, confident and dramatic. They are great leaders as they have a natural self confidence and are very dedicated to their cause. But this confidence may turn into vanity and the dedication to inflexibility. They are deeply devoted to the people they love, and it easily wounds them when the feelings are not returned.
Characteristics of Virgo
Virgo is an earth sign. They are methodical, self-sufficient and practical. These traits may make them seem cold, but under the surface they are kind and sympathetic. Virgos are dedicated workers and will not disappoint you when you need them. They are perfectionists and may be too hard on themselves and others as a result. But this does not come from malicious intent, rather the desire not to make any mistakes.
Characteristics of Libra
Libra is an air sign. They are easygoing, intelligent and friendly. They seek beauty and aesthetically pleasing things. They value connections. The symbol for Libra is a scale, symbol of equality. Therefore Libras are also harmonious and balanced people. But their desire for balance might get in their way as they tend to spend too much time scrutinizing the pros and cons of a situation. Their indecisiveness can lead them to miss opportunities.
Characteristics of Scorpio
Scorpio is a water sign. They tend to be mysterious, enigmatic and independent. They don’t need other people’s approval and don’t care what they think. They are persistent and passionate, but as a result they might be too controlling and stubborn. They are also fiercely loyal to their loved ones, but if you cross them, they will hold grudges and take revenge.
Characteristics of Sagittarius
Sagittarius is a fire sign. They are very flexible and tend to adapt to changes really well. They are loyal, smart and adventurous. They make for great team members as they are sympathetic in their nature and adapt to people around them flawlessly. But they might be too independent sometimes, making it hard to rely on them constantly. Their adventurous nature might also make it hard to live with them as they constantly seek change and new experiences.
Characteristics of Capricorn
Capricorn is an earth sign. They are the most dedicated and ambitious out of all the zodiac signs. They are less sociable compared to other signs, but are fiercely supportive of their tight-knit circle. They strive for stability and comfort, and work hard to reach their goals. But this might result in them being materialistic and putting work above everything else.
Characteristics of Aquarius
Aquarius is an air sign. They are known to be innovative, rebellious and headstrong. They are intelligent and analytical, perfect for jobs relating to technology or in the medical field. They are humanitarians, always striving to make the world into a better place. But their independence might go too far and lead them to be lonely and detached.
Characteristics of Pisces
Pisces is the last of the 12 zodiac signs, and a water sign. They are in tune with their emotions and tend to be sensitive. Artistic and compassionate, they can channel their feelings into creative outlets. Because of their empathetic nature, they tend to soak up the emotions of other people around them. While this leads them to create deep connections with people, it also makes them vulnerable to emotional wounds.
The aforementioned 12 Zodiac signs are grouped together according to the characteristics they possess. Each group holds four signs each. These groups are water, earth, fire and air.
Characteristics of English Zodiac Group
Each of the Zodiac groups (water, earth, fire, air) have different characteristics. These groups and therefore the signs balance each other out. Here are the characteristics of each group.
Water Signs: Water signs are sensitive, emotional and intuitive. They are mysterious, and compassionate, have a soothing and calming presence, just like water. They are connected to their own emotions and feel deeply for people around them. While this makes them empathetic creatures, they can also get lost in their emotions and inner worlds, cutting ties with the earthly experiences. They may get moody and tend to easily get offended.
Earth Signs: Earth signs are the calm, down to earth ones. They relate to their name as they are resilient and grounded. They are idealistic and will do whatever it takes to bring their ideals to life, with the power of compromise. They are patient and loyal. But they can also be stubborn and their relaxed nature can go to the extreme of laziness.
Fire Signs: Fire signs are, as their name suggests, like fire. They are strong, dynamic, bold, and passionate. They can burn quick and bright one moment, and completely go out and quiet down the next. Like fire, they are temperamental. Some negative traits they possess are aggressiveness, vanity, and selfishness. They also might be impulsive.
Air Signs: Air signs are rational, intellectual, dominant, and communicative. They are more rational than emotional. They are great at linking the internal thoughts to the external world and making changes. Being great communicators, they can help others to do the same. The downside of air signs is that they might appear aloof and cold because they are more rational and practical.
Which Zodiac Sign Is In Which Group?
As we stated above, each zodiac sign belongs to a group according to their characteristics. You can find which zodiac sign belongs to which group in a list down below.
Water Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Earth Signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Fire Signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius
Air Signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
What Zodiac Signs Go Well Together?
Each zodiac sign and group possess different characteristics. This leads to some of them being extremely compatible and some being the opposite. Each zodiac sign has one other sign that is a perfect match for itself. You can find which zodiac signs are the most compatible with each other in a list down below.
Frequently Asked Questions About Zodiac Signs:
What are the 12 Zodiacs dates?
The dates for each zodiac sign are as follows: Aries – (March 21-April 19), Taurus – (April 20-May 20), Gemini – (May 21-June 20), Cancer – (June 21-July 22), Leo – (July 23-August 22), Virgo – (August 23-September 22), Libra – (September 23-October 22), Scorpio – (October 23-November 21), Sagittarius – (November 22-December 21), Capricorn – (December 22-January 19), Aquarius – (January 20-February 18), Pisces – (Feb 19-March 20).
Who is the first born of the zodiac signs?
Aries is the first zodiac sign, born between March 21-April 19.
How to find your zodiac sign?
To find your zodiac sign, you should check your birth date. Then you should find which of the zodiac sign dates your birthday is in. You can find the birth dates for all zodiac signs in our article above.
What are all 12 signs in the birth chart?
The 12 zodiac signs are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
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