σαν την κότα στον μύλο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Due to the fact that grain (for the chicken to eat) is available in abundance in mills.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /san tin ˈkota ston ˈmilo/
  • Hyphenation: σαν την κό‧τα στον μύ‧λο

Adjective[edit]

σαν την κότα στον μύλο (san tin kóta ston mýlo) (indeclinable)

  1. (idiomatic) readily available, at one's fingertips, on tap (literally: like a hen in the mill)
    Το χρυσάφι στην Αφρική ήταν μια φορά σαν την κότα στον μύλο.To chrysáfi stin Afrikí ítan mia forá san tin kóta ston mýlo.Gold was readily available in Africa at one time.