This 잠언 means “You learn what you are exposed to”.
Literal Translation / Meaning: A school dog recites a poem after three years
Use (사용시기) Have you heard the things like stay with Successful people, or you become average of 5 People that are around you and stuff like that. This one is similar to that, and it is kind of true. As you expose yourself to Certain kind of thoughts, mindsets, behaviors you Actually start doing those sub-cautiously.
So, this proverb can be used in Situations where you want to emphasis on surroundings on a person to indicate the same.
서당 개 삼 년이면 풍월을 읊는다
Vocabulary (어휘) + Grammar (문법)
서당 : Village school when students used to learn
개 : Dog
삼 : 4 (Number)
년이면 : as Years pass by
풍월을 : Poem
읊는다 : Recites
같은 문법로 만든 다른 문장
시간이 지나면 다 괜찮을 거야.
가족이면 같이 가야지.