"A pony is a small horse."
Translation:Un poney est un petit cheval.
April 19, 2018
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Petit precedes the noun in French. Petit cheval, petit enfant, petite voiture, petites chaussures, etc...
The way I was taught to remember this in school was using the mnemonic BAGS: beauty, age, goodness, size. Adjectives referring to one of those properties precede the noun. It's probably not perfect, but it works well!