입향순속

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Korean[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (enter) + (region) + (follow) + (custom), paraphrased from the second-century BC Chinese essay collection Huainanzi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Revised Romanization? iphyangsunsok
Revised Romanization (translit.)? ib-hyangsunsog
McCune–Reischauer? iphyangsunsok
Yale Romanization? ip.hyangswunsok

Noun[edit]

입향순속 (iphyangsunsok) (hanja 入郷循俗)

  1. (the fact that) a traveler ought to follow local traditions; (the fact that one must,) when in Rome, do as the Romans do

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