I haven't got to the Adjectives section yet, but I'm a bit confused. Are colors a special category of adjective that always proceed the noun? If that rule held across the board, I would expect something like "Ο σοκολάτα καφές" for "the chocolate coffee," but the adjective actually comes after the noun like in most romance languages. Am I correct that colors are a special category, or am I missing something? Thanks.
Yes, colors are adjectives and precede the noun. No, colors are not special. Adjectives in Greek as in English generally precede the noun...as in "the big book" "το μεγάλο βιβλίο" or "το πρασινο βιβλίο" "the green book".
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In this sentence, we are saying that "the chocolate is brown". And we'd say the same in English. "The brown chocolate."