Zodiac Signs in Spanish: What’s Your Sign?
Do you know about zodiac signs in Spanish?
You may know what your zodiac sign is in English, and now it’s time to broaden your horoscope horizons and start talking about it in Spanish.
Having conversations about your zodiac sign in Spanish is a fun and interesting way to get to know other Spanish speakers!
Some people want to know your zodiac sign upon meeting, or maybe when you’re deep in conversation getting to know one another—either way, it makes for an awesome icebreaker.
Whatever the situation, you’re about to learn what \your zodiac sign is in Spanish!
Zodiac Signs – Los signos del zodíaco
The zodiac signs, called los signos del zodíaco, are part of the astrological horoscope.
Interestingly, there are various types of horoscopes all over the world.
The Chinese have their own zodiac signs, where they celebrate the year of the rat or another one of the 12 animal signs. Each year has a different animal and your zodiac is determined by the year you were born.
Guatemala has a similar system. In Mayan astrology, they use the nahuales, which means energy or spirit. There are twenty nahuales and yours is determined by the date you were born.
However, the horoscope you’re likely most familiar with is the one that western astrology uses: the 12 sun signs of the zodiac.
The Horoscope – el horóscopo
A horoscope is the astrological chart of a person, which is calculated from the planetary positions of each zodiac sign. Some use the zodiac signs to predict events of the future or to better understand the present.
Mostly, though, horoscopes are used to analyze and understand the influence that the stars or planets have on humans on a deeper level.
Now, we know what you’re thinking. This is all very interesting, but how can I talk about the Zodiac signs in Spanish?
In this blog post, we’ll explore all the zodiac signs in Spanish, and what they represent. What’s more, we’ll cover a list of adjectives that describe the strengths and weaknesses of each zodiac sign.
Are you ready to read all about the zodiac signs in Spanish?
You can jump straight to your sign and then read the rest, or read all of them in order!
Aries – Aries (ah-ree-ehs)
Date range: 21 Marzo – 19 Abril
This zodiac sign in Spanish is Aries, pronounced “ah-ree-ehs.” It is a fire sign, which means people born on these dates tend to be passionate, dynamic and temperamental. Aries is represented by the ram, which comes from the Greek myth of the Golden Fleece.
Adjectives That Represent Aries
Taurus – Tauro (tau-roh)
Date range: 20 Abril – 20 Mayo
This zodiac sign in Spanish is called Tauro. It is an earth sign, which means tauros are grounded and down-to-Earth. Tauro is represented by the bull, which comes from several myths and bull worship of various ancient cultures.
Adjectives That Represent Taurus
Gemini – Geminis (heh-mee-nees)
Date range: 21 Mayo – 20 Junio
This zodiac sign in Spanish is called Geminis. Gemini is an air sign, which means they are social and love communication. Geminis is represented by the twins, often related to the greek myth of Castor and Pollux.
Adjectives That Represent Gemini
Cancer – Cáncer (kan-ser)
Date range: 21 Junio – 22 Julio
In Spanish, this zodiac sign is called Cáncer. It is a water sign and that means those born on these dates are often very sensitive and emotional, but also intuitive. This zodiac sign is represented by the crab, which is often related to the greek myth of Hercules crushing a crab that Hera then placed in the sky as a constellation.
Adjectives That Represent Cancer
Leo – Leo (leh-oh)
Date range: Julio 23 – Agosto 22
In Spanish, this sign is also known as Leo. Just like Aries, Leo is a fire sign, which means they’re passionate and adventurous. This sign is represented by the lion, also related with one of the greek myths of Hercules. In mythology, Hercules was tasked to complete a series of ten labours and one of them was slaying the Namean Lion.
Adjectives That Represent Leo
Virgo – Virgo (beer-goh)
Date range: 23 Agosto – 22 Septiembre
This zodiac sign is also called Virgo in Spanish. It is an earth sign, just like Taurus, and they’re down-to-earth and realistic. The sign of Virgo is represented by the figure of a woman. Sometimes it is the greek goddess Athena, other times it is Aphrodite.
Adjectives That Represent Virgo
Libra – Libra (lee-brah)
Date range: 23 Septiembre – 22 Octubre
In Spanish, this zodiac sign is called Libra. Like Gemini, this is an air sign, which means they’re social and very friendly. Libra is represented by the scales and the image of Lady Justice.
Adjectives That Represent Libra
Scorpio – Escorpio (ehs-kohr-pyoh)
Date range: 23 Octubre – 21 Noviembre
This zodiac sign in Spanish is called Escorpio. This is a water sign, just like Cancer, and they are often ultra-sensitive and intuitive. The sign of Scorpio is represented by a scorpion, which is related to the greek myth of Orion.
Adjectives That Represent Scorpio
Sagittarius – Sagitario (sah-hee-tah-ryoh)
Date range: 22 Noviembre – 21 Diciembre
This zodiac sign in Spanish is called Sagitario. It is a fire sign, just like Aries and Leo. Being a fire sign means they are dynamic and temperamental. Sagittarius is represented by the image of an archer, sometimes related to the greek myths of the centaur.
Adjectives That Represent Sagittarius
Capricorn – Capricornio (kah-pree-kohr-nyoh)
Date range: 22 Diciembre – 19 Enero
This zodiac sign in Spanish is called Capricornio. Like Taurus and Virgo, this is an earth sign, which means they’re grounded and practical. This sign is represented by the goat, sometimes even by the mythological creature of a sea-goat.
Adjectives That Represent Capricorn
Aquarius – Acuario (ah-kwah-ryoh)
Date range: 20 Enero – 18 Febrero
In Spanish, this zodiac sign is called Acuario. This is an air sign, just like Gemini and Libra. This means that they love communication and are very friendly. This zodiac sign is represented by the water carrier.
Adjectives That Represent Aquarius
Pisces – Piscis (pee-sees)
Date range: 19 Febrero – 20 Marzo
In Spanish, this zodiac sign is called Piscis. It is a water sign, like Cancer and Scorpio, which means they are emotional and somewhat mysterious. This sign is represented by fish, and is often related to a greek myth of Aphrodite when she turned into a koi fish with her son Eros to escape the monster Typhon.
Adjectives That Represent Pisces
What’s Your Sign?
After reading about all the zodiac signs in Spanish, surely you understand more about the horoscope! Were you able to relate with your zodiac sign? We hope the list of adjectives and explanations of each zodiac sign will help you understand the zodiac signs in Spanish much better.
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