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Case is used in some languages to show the function of a Noun or Noun Phrase in a sentence by Inflection.
English nouns have two cases:
The dog (General case)
The dog's (Genitive case- indicating possession)
Personal Pronouns have three cases:
- he (Subject case)
- him (Object case)
- his (Genitive case)
Other languages can have more or fewer cases and many have none.