強賓不壓主

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Chinese[edit]

 
strength; force; power; powerful; better
visitor; guest (negative prefix); not; no
 
to crush; to press; to push down; to keep under (control); in the first place
 
to own; to host; master; lord; primary
trad. (強賓不壓主)
simp. (强宾不压主)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

強賓不壓主

  1. A guest should never try to put himself in a superior position to his host.

References[edit]

  • "強賓不壓主" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2010-02-12.