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).
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.
Point names with 肩
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-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|
No other point names with this character.
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-10||臑兪||Upper Arm Increase|