Sagittarius

Article Highlight: Sagittarius Personality Traits Revealed

The Sagittarius personally is known for their love of having a good time, but Sagittarians are not just happy-go-lucky individuals, they're students of life. Sagittarius traits and characteristics include their… Keep reading »

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Sagittarius astrology symbol

Sagittarius Dates: November 23 - December 21

Element: Fire

Modality: Mutable

Ruling Planet: Jupiter

House: 9th

Colors: Yellow, purple, blue, red

Birthstone: Blue topaz, beryl, sodalite, turquoise

Lucky Numbers: 3, 12, 21

Most Compatible With: Libra, Aries

Sagittarius Personality Traits

Sagittarius is one of the luckiest signs of the zodiac. The positive Sagittarius characteristics include being cheerfully optimistic, having a sunny outlook on life, possessing the deep desire to travel, and being exuberantly energetic.

Sagittarians are lively and outgoing, and they are often spontaneous, adventurous, and fun. Additional Sagittarius traits include:

  • Carefree
  • Loyal
  • Open-minded
  • Curious
  • Passionate about life
  • Funny
  • Generous
  • Idealistic
  • Ambitious
  • Easy-going
  • Intuitive
  • Creative
  • Outspoken

Of course, as with all other sun signs, negative Sagittarius traits can also be present. Some of Sagittarius' more challenging traits include being tactless and putting their foot in their mouth frequently, a tendency towards messiness, and possessing the quick temper of a fire sign. Additional weaknesses that can present a challenge for Sagittarius include:

  • Disorganized
  • Restless
  • Blunt
  • Impatient
  • Procrastinator
  • Rude

Sagittarius Symbol

The Sagittarius symbol (glyph) is an arrow pointing to the right at an upward angle with a line through the stalk of the arrow. This symbol represents the archer's arrow. The archer is a half-man, half-horse who shoots its arrow.

Sagittarius Love and Compatibility

While Sagittarius can be commitment phobic, it doesn't mean they don't fall in love. In fact, Sagittarians are compatible with several sun signs and less compatible with others.

The most compatible signs with Sagittarius can be fortuitous for a relationship. Signs that have a greater chance of success coupling a Sagittarius include air signs:

  • Libra
  • Aries
  • Gemini

Likewise, the Leo-Sagittarius pairing can be extremely passionate and fiery, while a Sagittarius-Sagittarius union can be fun, flirty, and adventurous. On the other hand, some signs are not as compatible with Sagittarius and can present significant challenges, although with work, those challenges can be overcome. Less compatible Sagittarius pairings include:

  • Taurus
  • Cancer
  • Virgo

Under the right set of circumstances and with the right person, Sagittarius can fall in love quite quickly. However, commitment-phobic Sag may be quick to fall in love but much slower to commit to marriage.

Sagittarius Constellation

The constellation Sagittarius consists of a large cluster of stars, and the brightest stars form the shape of a teapot in the sky. And while it forms the shape of a teapot, Ancient astronomers felt it formed the shape of a centaur shooting an arrow, which is why Sagittarius is known as "the archer."

Getting to Know Sagittarius

As with other sun signs, Sagittarius is a complex sign with multiple astrological influences that determine personality, traits, and characteristics. Sagittarians can be loyal and fun friends, fun parents, and adventurous travel companions who enjoy exploring various cultures.

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