郷に入っては郷に従え

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Literally “entering the countryside, follow the custom (thereof).”

Proverb[edit]

郷に入っては郷に従え (hiragana ごうにいってはごうにしたがえ, romaji gō ni itte wa gō ni shitagae)

  1. when in Rome, do as the Romans do