Russian nouns name persons, places and things. However, when you use nouns in the Russian language, you have to know with which case you are using them. As a result, the nouns will have different endings depending on the case you are using. The table below shows how the endings of nouns will change with each case.
Case Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nom: Lheu/Exbntkm Ufptnf/N/nz Vtcnj/Vjht
Gen: Lheuf/z Ufptns/b Vtcnf/z
Dat: Lheue/. Ufptns/t Vtcne/.
Accus. Animate Accu=Gen Ufptne/. Same as
Inanimate Accu=Nom Masculine
Inst. Lheujv/tv Ufptnjq/tq Vtcnjv/tv
Lheu=friend, Exbntkm=male teacher, Ufptnf=newspaper, N/nz=aunt, Vtcnj=place and