Translating "二間", acupuncture point LI-2

The reasoning for translating "二間" as "Second Space" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point LI-2 (Large Intestine 2).

Second Space  (LI-2)
二: Two / second
間: Space / pause

Explanation of the point name

The points 二間 and 三間 are located right above and below the knuckle of the index finger, respectively. The second space is the finger part above the knuckle, the third space is the hand part below the knuckles.

1st character

Two / second
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No other point names with this character.

2nd character

Space / pause
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Point names with

For consistency in the translations, it is necessary to be aware of how the character is translated elsewhere. These are the point names it is in.

LI-2 二間 Second Space
LI-3 三間 Third Space
P-5 間使 Using the Space
LIV-2 行間 Walking Pause
DU-18 強間 Pausing for Strength

Nearby points

Sometimes the names of consecutive points on a meridian are related. Being aware of nearby points can help to translate consistently in such a situation.

LU-10 魚際 Fishing Side
LU-11 少商 Littlest Exchange
LI-1 商陽 Yang Exchanges
LI-2 二間 Second Space
LI-3 三間 Third Space
LI-4 合谷 Closed Valley
LI-5 陽谿 Yang Valley Stream