Year of the… Goat?

Griffith Asia Institute
Article by Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras AO from the Griffith Asia Institute The coming year in the Chinese zodiac and East Asian cultures is the ‘year of the羊’, pronounced yang in standard Chinese. The word can mean ‘sheep’, ‘goat’ or even other similar horned animals, like ‘gazelle’. If we want to be specific, a goat […]