Czech Nouns: Declension
Czech grammar books provide several paradigms, or sets of model nouns, that present the proper ending for that type of noun in each of the seven cases. Every gender (masculine, feminine and neuter) has its own set of model nouns - the masculine has six, the feminine and neuter each have four model nouns. Every model noun represents all the other nouns within that gender that carry the same type of ending in the nominative. For example, the model noun "žena" (woman) represents all other nouns of the feminine gender that end with the vowel -a. The model noun "město" (city) represents all other nouns of the neuter gender that end with the vowel -o. The seven case endings of a model noun can then be applied to any other Czech noun represented by the model noun.
Remember: Which prepositions are used with each case?
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