不在其位,不謀其政

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Chinese[edit]

to be not at; to be out
 
his; her; its; theirs; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)
 
position; location; (measure word for persons); place; seat
not; no; (negative prefix) to plan; seek; scheme
 
his; her; its; theirs; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)
political; politics; government
trad. (不在其位,不謀其政) 不在
simp. (不在其位,不谋其政) 不在

Etymology[edit]

A quote from the Analects of Confucius.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

不在其位,不謀其政

  1. If you do not hold the post, do not meddle in the affairs of that post.