probably a dumb question but why does "milk" have a "a" at the end and not an "o." I think I missed something.
[ Tim is still sleeping. He is now late. Will you call him?
[ Tim is still sleeping. Tim is now late. Will you call Tim?
[ He ‧ Him ‧ both refer to Tim but take the different form because of Case. If the concept of grammatical Case is unfamiliar then consider getting familiar. cooljugator.com/run/чай ]
Nomina ‧ Genitive ‧ Dative ‧ Accusati ‧ Instrumen ‧ Preposit
Молоко ‧ Молока ‧ Молоку ‧ Молоко ‧ Молоком ‧ Молоке ‧ cooljugator.com/run/молоко ‧
‧ Case is a special grammatical category ‧ In some languages, ‧ words take Case dependent different inflected forms ‧ English word case used in this sense comes from the Latin casus, which is derived from the verb cadere, "to fall", from the Proto-Indo-European root ḱad-.en. ‧ The sense is that all other cases are considered to have "fallen" away from the nominative. ‧ This is also reflected in the word declension, from Latin declinere, "to lean", from the PIE root ḱley- ‧ wikipedia.org/wiki/Grammatical_case ‧
‧ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declension ‧
‧ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inflection ‧