Translating "聽宮", acupuncture point SI-19

The reasoning for translating "聽宮" as "Hearing Palace" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point SI-19 (Small Intestine 19).

聽宮
Hearing Palace  (SI-19)
聽: Hear / listen
宮: Palace / house

Explanation of the point name

This point is located at the center front of the ear, and affects the hearing ability. The hearing is located in the 'palace' to the inside of the head at this point.

1st character

Hear / listen
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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.

SI-19 聽宮 Hearing Palace
GB-2 聽會 Listening to the Group


2nd character

Palace / house
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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.

SI-19 聽宮 Hearing Palace
P-8 勞宮 Housework
REN-19 紫宮 Purple Palace


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.

SI-16 天窗 Window to Heaven
SI-17 天容 Heaven's Container
SI-18 顴髎 Cheekbone Notch
SI-19 聽宮 Hearing Palace
BL-1 睛明 Brightening the Eyes
BL-2 攢竹 Gathered Bamboo
BL-3 眉衝 Eyebrow Thoroughfare