Translating "肩貞", acupuncture point SI-9

The reasoning for translating "肩貞" as "Persistent Shouldering" from Chinese into English. This is the original name of acupuncture point SI-9 (Small Intestine 9).

Persistent Shouldering  (SI-9)
肩: Shoulder
貞: Persistence

Explanation of the point name

This point benefits the shoulders, and lies underneath it. It makes that one can 'persistently shoulder' things, so keep on carrying ones burdens and responsibilities.

1st character

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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-15 肩髃 Shoulder Bone
SI-9 肩貞 Persistent Shouldering
SI-14 肩外兪 Side of the Shoulder Increase
SI-15 肩中兪 Between the Shoulders Increase
TB-14 肩髎 Shoulder Bones Notch
GB-21 肩井 Shoulder Well

2nd character

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No other point names with this character.

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-6 養老 Nurture the Old
SI-7 支正 Support the Upright
SI-8 小海 Little Sea
SI-9 肩貞 Persistent Shouldering
SI-10 臑兪 Upper Arm Increase
SI-11 天宗 Heavenly Ancestor
SI-12 秉風 Handling Wind