入乡随俗

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 入鄉隨俗

Etymology[edit]

Literally: When entering a village, follow the customs.

Proverb[edit]

入乡随俗 (simplified, Pinyin rù xiāng suí sú, traditional 入鄉隨俗)

  1. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

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Min Nan[edit]

simpl.
trad. 入鄉隨俗

Etymology[edit]

Literally: When entering a village, follow the customs.

Proverb[edit]

入乡随俗 (simplified, POJ ji̍p-hiong-sûi-sio̍k, traditional 入鄉隨俗, simplified 入乡随俗)

  1. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.