Translation of gallina in English:
andare a letto con le -e
- = to go to bed very early
la gallina dalle uova d'oro
uccidere la gallina dalle uova d'oro
- to kill the golden goose
chi è venuto prima: l'uovo o la gallina?
cervello di gallina
- bird-brain, featherbrain, peabrain
meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani
gallina vecchia fa buon brodo
- [proverb]= good broth can be made in an old pot
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Subscribe to Oxford Dictionaries Italian
- Italian-English and English-Italian dictionary
- more than 750,000 words, phrases, and translations, including idioms
- covers Italian and British & American English
- thousands of example sentences to show language in use
- listen to Italian words and sentences
- hundreds of grammar and usage notes for tricky translation problems
- up-to-date and accurate translations
- remove adverts*
*Advertising-free access on main Oxforddictionaries.com site only. Advertising also appears in embedded videos on Oxforddictionaries.com