Sagittarius is the ninth astrological sign in the zodiac chart and comes right after Scorpio. In the celestial longitude this particular zodiac spans between 240th degrees and 270th degrees.
People who are born between 23rd November and 21st December belong to this sun sign. This zodiac has originated from the Sagittarius constellation whose extreme west forms the centre of the Milky Way and is surrounded by Capricornus in the east and Ophiuchus and Scorpius in the West.
It is a fire sign along with Leo and Aries. Out of the twelve planets in the Solar System, Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter. The symbol assigned to this sign is that of an archer. It represents Chiron, the centaur, in particular. According to the Greek mythology, Chiron due to his nurturing nature had mentored the Trojan War’s hero, Achilles, in archery.
Sagittarius is based on centaurs, the mythological creatures that are half horse and half human. The centaurs were considered to form a bridge between the Earth and Heaven with their power of intelligence. As they are also known to great archers, Sagittarius is often represented by the symbol of bow and arrow. The Sumero-Babylonian name assigned to this sign is soldier.
Zodiac Signs Compatible With Sagittarius
- Sagittarius and Capricorn: These two signs can connect on a high level as they tend to understand each other’s wants and each other’s views clearly. That bright as sunshine smile of a Sagittarius is bound to bring a smile on a Capricorn’s face and lightens up their mood too. Moreover, Capricorn practicality gives a reality check to Sagittarius’s fiery and impulsive actions. There is nothing in this world this couple cannot achieve when they are with each other. They are highly intellectually compatible with one another. The protective role of these two signs when in a relationship is another beautiful thing which prevents a third person from affecting the bond they share. They form each other’s emotional support and understand each other’s differences.
- Sagittarius and Pisces: These two signs have the same viewpoints and share the same vision, optimism and even the same delusion. Their sense of humor is the same too and they can easily keep pace with each other. They can learn a lot from one another and highly appreciates each other’s knowledge. This couple is highly fascinated with each other and is an extremely happy relationship. They idealize their partner and are inseparable. They both almost hunt for happiness and makes sure they get their share.
- Sagittarius and Cancer: These two signs crave for knowledge and they hardly get tired of learning new things. This common love for knowledge can give them plenty of topics to ponder upon and helps to build strong sense of understanding between them. If they share the same passion, they can overlook one other’s flaws and just talk about it over-enthusiastically. Even though there is a gap in the intellectual level between these two signs, they seem to understand each other’s viewpoint and sense o reasoning very well. They can easily communicate with one another and this serves as a huge benefit when they get into a relationship as they can solve many problems by talking about it. They respect the fact that they both value learning and knowledge. While Sagittarius will be attracted by Cancer’s compassion and their highly dedicated nature, Cancer will be attracted by the honest nature of Sagittarius.
- Sagittarius and Virgo: They can have a magical conversation and these two signs love using their minds together to create something beautiful and out worldly. While Sagittarius creates the bigger picture and has the power of vision, Virgo connects the dots and all the little details. They share a strong intellectual connection and will enjoy each other’s company. They even share the same values and both of them values knowledge to a great extent. They both appreciate a person who is flexible enough to easily adapt to situation changes and they will both find this quality in each other. If they overcome a few hurdles on the way, both these signs can have a lot of fun together when in a relationship. They have exciting topics to talk about always.
Zodiac Signs Incompatible With Sagittarius
- Sagittarius and Sagittarius: This same zodiac pairing has a lot of factors that owe to their incompatibility. Both of them are impractical leading to this relationship lack in emotional depth and stability. Both of them being a bit reckless about their money, this might crop up to be a serious issue in the long term. Both the individuals love their freedom a lot and end up being fairly unemotional at times. There is a greater than average probability of these two people getting angry very quickly and ending the relationship over a minor issue.
- Sagittarius and Gemini: This fire-air pairing is not such a great one due to the differences in the characteristics of the two zodiacs. A Gemini is accustomed to listening to others opinions on any matter and paying heed to them while a Sagittarius individual is quite self-opinionated which can be irritating to its partner. Sagittarian’s direct and blunt nature also clashes with Gemini’s diplomacy. The main danger of this bonding is that that it lacks depth. Both the individuals need motivation and stimulation from the other and have the tendency of giving up quite easily. This makes the chances of this bond to last even lesser. Basically, these zodiacs are completely opposite without much middle ground in between leading to their incompatibility.
- Sagittarius and Taurus: Sagittarians are quite opposite to Taurus people and might actually look like irresponsible, unreliable and childish to them. The free spirited nature of Sagittarians can be considered irritating and undesirable for its Taurus partner in the long term. A Taurus partner may seem to be dull and too serious for the Sagittarians. Also the zodiac Taurus likes to be in charge of a relationship wile Sagittarians hate to be controlled. Another difference arises as Taurus people like to stay at homes while Sagittarians love to travel and go on adventures loathing to stay in one place. This also applies to the lack of commitment in Sagittarians which are not understood by Taurus. These differences along with their communication problems prevent this match from becoming a successful one.
- Sagittarius and Scorpio: Initially, these zodiacs will enjoy each other’s company but as time passes by, differences will inevitably start to crop up. Scorpio’s are mysterious and reserved while their partners are open and blunt actually too open for their liking. Scorpios take things too seriously at times while Sagittarian’s are always into keeping things light and casual. In the fields of communication, Scorpio’s like to go by their emotions and intuitions while Sagittarians love to have a hearty talk and explain everything rationally. This may tend to get frustrating for both the partners. Scorpio’s like a bit of routine and predictability in their life while Sagittarian’s crave for adventure and chaos. The more sensible with money Scorpio feels impulsive with money Sagittarian to be a bit too casual and cold-hearted for their liking while Sagittarians will feel this is a too serious, possessive and demanding partner thus making this relationship claustrophobic for both.
Zodiac Signs Variable With Sagittarius
- Sagittarius and Leo: This fire-fire pairing can be either quite explosive or the fire can burn out depending on how they handle each other’s differences. Sagittarians are not likely to groom themselves much and like to look rough and un-kept while Leo’s are very specific about their physical appearances. Leo’s are sophisticated and extravagant while Sagittarian’s are frugal with their money thus money can be an issue in this relationship. Also Taurus look for commitment while Sagittarian’s value their freedom greatly. But on the bright side, both of them are outgoing, optimistic, charismatic and love adventure and travel. Libra’s will get attracted to the passion, intensity and spontaneity of the Sagittarian’s while they in turn will find Libra to be remarkably charming, optimistic and outgoing partner.
- Sagittarius and Aquarius: This is one of those Sagittarius matches that have great potential and can be a quite a successful one. There are just a few differences like for example, Aquarius believes in intelligence while Sagittarian’s do so in education. It’s like a battle of qualifications against experience. Also, Sagittarian’s tend to be more of a physical person while Aquarian’s are of the mental type. But on the other side, both are optimistic, progressive, and curious and enjoy a good debate. Both look for intelligence and rationality in their partners and they get so in each other. There is very little jealousy in this pairing and both love socializing and busy lifestyles. The common trait of being unemotionally blunt and honest works in favor for them making this one of those few relationships that can effortlessly survive in long distances.