Sino-Korean word from 入 (“enter”) + 郷 (“region”) + 循 (“follow”) + 俗 (“custom”), paraphrased from the second-century BC Chinese essay collection Huainanzi.
|Revised Romanization (translit.)?
입향순속 • (iphyangsunsok) (hanja 入郷循俗)
- (the fact that) a traveler ought to follow local traditions; (the fact that one must,) when in Rome, do as the Romans do
- (when in Rome, do as the Romans do):, 입경문금 (入境問禁, ipgyeongmun-geum), 입국문금 (入國問禁, ipgungmun-geum)