Wuxing Nayin
Melodic Elements

Each Celestial Stem - Terrestrial Branch combination or Pillar has its own element called Wuxing Nayin or Five Melodic Elements. The following table shows the Melodic Elements of 60 Stem-Branch combinations and relates them to years 1924-2043.

Note: The Chinese Solar year begins on the 4th or 5th of February. You can use the calendar to check more accurately the moment of change.



Jia Zi

Gold at the Bottom of the Sea

1924

1984



Yi Chou

Gold at the Bottom of the Sea

1925

1985



Bing Yin

Fire in the Furnace

1926

1986



Ding Mao

Fire in the Furnace

1927

1987



Wu Chen

Wood in the Forest

1928

1988



Ji Si

Wood in the Forest

1929

1989



Geng Wu

Earth at the Roadside

1930

1990



Xin Wei

Earth at the Roadside

1931

1991



Ren Shen

Metal of the Sword

1932

1992



Gui You

Metal of the Sword

1933

1993









Jia Xu

Fire on the Mountain

1934

1994



Yi Hai

Fire on the Mountain

1935

1995



Bing Zi

Water in the Stream

1936

1996



Ding Chou

Water in the Stream

1937

1997



Wu Yin

Earth of the Fortress

1938

1998



Ji Mao

Earth of the Fortress

1939

1999



Geng Chen

White Molten Metal

1940

2000



Xin Si

White Molten Metal

1941

2001



Ren Wu

Wood of Poplar and Willow

1942

2002



Gui Wei

Wood of Poplar and Willow

1943

2003









Jia Shen

Water of Rain and Springs

1944

2004



Yi You

Water of Rain and Springs

1945

2005



Bing Xu

Earth on the Roof

1946

2006



Ding Hai

Earth on the Roof

1947

2007



Wu Zi

Fire of Lightning

1948

2008



Ji Chou

Fire of Lightning

1949

2009



Geng Yin

Wood of Cedar and Pine

1950

2010



Xin Mao

Wood of Cedar and Pine

1951

2011



Ren Chen

Forever Running Water

1952

2012



Gui Si

Forever Running Water

1953

2013









Jia Wu

Metal in the Sand

1954

2014



Yi Wei

Metal in the Sand

1955

2015



Bing Shen

Fire on the Mountainside

1956

2016



Ding You

Fire on the Mountainside

1957

2017



Wu Xu

Wood on the Plain

1958

2018



Ji Hai

Wood on the Plain

1959

2019



Geng Zi

Earth of the Wall

1960

2020



Xin Chou

Earth of the Wall

1961

2021



Ren Yin

Metal of Gold Foil

1962

2022



Gui Mao

Metal of Gold Foil

1963

2023









Jia Chen

Fire of the Lamp

1964

2024



Yi Si

Fire of the Lamp

1965

2025



Bing Wu

Water of the Milky Way

1966

2026



Ding Wei

Water of the Milky Way

1967

2027



Wu Shen

Earth on the Highway

1968

2028



Ji You

Earth on the Highway

1969

2029



Geng Xu

Metal of Bracelets and Hairpins

1970

2030



Xin Hai

Metal of Bracelets and Hairpins

1971

2031



Ren Zi

Mulberry Wood

1972

2032



Gui Chou

Mulberry Wood

1973

2033









Jia Yin

Riverwater

1974

2034



Yi Mao

Riverwater

1975

2035



Bing Chen

Earth in the Sand

1976

2036



Ding Si

Earth in the Sand

1977

2037



Wu Wu

Fire in the Heaven

1978

2038



Ji Wei

Fire in the Heaven

1979

2039



Geng Shen

Guava (Pomegranate) Wood

1980

2040



Xin You

Guava (Pomegranate) Wood

1981

2041



Ren Xu

Oceanwater

1982

2042



Gui Hai

Oceanwater

1983

2043




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