Year of the Tiger 2010, Chinese New Year

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    2010 Chinese New Year, Year of the Tiger, beginning on February 14, 2010

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    From Wikipedia:

    The Tiger ( 虎 ), is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Tiger is associated with the earthly branch symbol 寅.

    People born within these date ranges can be said to have been born in the "Year Of The Tiger," while also bearing the following elemental sign:

    8 February 1902 - 28 January 1903: Water Tiger
    26 January 1914 - 13 February 1915: Wood Tiger
    13 February 1926 - 1 February 1927: Fire Tiger
    31 January 1938 - 18 February 1939: Earth Tiger
    17 February 1950 - 5 February 1951: Metal Tiger
    5 February 1962 - 24 January 1963: Water Tiger
    23 January 1974 - 10 February 1975: Wood Tiger
    9 February 1986 - 28 January 1987: Fire Tiger
    28 January 1998 - 15 February 1999: Earth Tiger
    15 February 2010 - 3 February 2011: Metal Tiger

    For fun, here's how to say "tiger" in many different foreign langagues:

    Afrikaans: tier
    Amuzgo: kítziaⁿ
    Arabic: نَمِرٌ (námir) m., بَبرٌ (babr) m.
    Aramaic:
    Syriac: ܛܝܓܪܝܣ (Ṭīgrīs) m.
    Hebrew: טיגריס (Ṭīgrīs) m.
    Belarusian: тыгра (tigra) f.
    Binisayâ: tigre
    Bosnian: tigar (bs) m.
    Bulgarian: тигър (bg) (tígər) m.
    Burmese: ကား (kà)
    Catalan: tigre m.
    Chinese: 老虎 (lǎohǔ)
    Croatian: tigar (hr) m.
    Czech: tygr (cs) m.
    Danish: tiger
    Dutch: tijger (nl) m.
    Esperanto: tigro
    Finnish: tiikeri (fi)
    French: tigre; tigresse
    Frisian: tiger
    German: Tiger (de) m.
    Middle High German: tiger, tigertier
    Old High German: tigir, tigirtior
    Greek: τίγρις (el) (tígris) m. and f.
    Guaraní: jaguarete
    Hebrew: טיגריס (he) (tigris) m.
    Hindi: बाघ (bāgh) m., व्याघ्र (vyāghra) m.
    Hungarian: tigris (hu)
    Indonesian: harimau (id), macan (id)
    Interlingua: tigre
    Irish: tíogar (ga) m.
    Italian: tigre (it) m.
    Japanese: 虎, トラ(とら, torá)
    Khmer: ខាធំ (khlā-thum)
    Kannada: ಹುಲಿ (huli)
    Korean: 호랑이 (horang-i)
    Kurdish: پڵنگ
    Lao: ເສືອ (lo) (syya)
    Latin: tigris (la) m. and f.
    Latvian: tīģeris m.
    Lithuanian: tigras m.
    Macedonian: тигар (tigar) m.
    Malayalam: പുലി (puli), വ്യാഘ്രം (vyaaghram)
    Manchu: (tasha)
    Norwegian: tiger (no) m.
    Persian: ببر (babr)
    Polish: tygrys (pl) m.
    Portuguese: tigre (pt) m.
    Romanian: tigru (ro) m.
    Russian: тигр (ru) (tigr) m.
    Sanskrit: व्याघ्रः (vyāghraḥ) m.
    Serbian:
    Cyrillic: тигар m.
    Roman: tigar m.
    Sinhala: කොටියා (koṭiya)
    Slovak: tiger (sk) m.
    Slovene: tiger (sl) m.
    Spanish: tigre (es) m.
    Swedish: tiger (sv) c.
    Tamil: புலி (puli)
    Telugu: పులి (puli)
    Thai: เสือ (seua)
    Tibetan: (tag)
    Tupinambá: îagûara, îagûareté
    Turkish: kaplan (tr)
    Ukrainian: тигр (tyhr) m.
    Vietnamese: con hổ, con cọp
    Volapük: tiaf
    Welsh: teigr m.
    Xhosa: ingwe
    Zulu: ingwe

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