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Над, надо. Мной, мною.


I understand that Над and надо mean "over", "above". Could you provide more examples of their use and when to use one or the other?
Same with мной and мною, I know they are the instrumental of "я", could you provide some examples of how they can be used?

For learning: Russian
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    Hi Mario.
    Preposition над (надо) is used with дательный падеж. I am sure you know this.
    this preposition has several meanings:
    1. over and above. Над городом летал воздушный шар
    Ковер висел над диваном

    2. when we want to emphasize someone's priority, his higher level- его сделали старшим над всеми

    3. when we want to say that someone was focused on something. Вчера я трудился над

    With regards to надо , it was used with мной and the nouns, which begin with letters р and л have two consonants - надо ртом, надо рвом.
    Надо мною тишина

    As for мною и мной . Both are possible. The second one is more formal.
    надо мною лист кружится
    надо мной смеются
    I hope it helps

    I'm not sure if there are some rules about "над" and "надо", but we always use "над" when it followed by a vowel. And we use "надо" when there are too many consonants one after another, like "надо мной". If you say "над мной" it's normal, but it sounds a little bit clumsy. And what about "мной, мною" - "мною" is slightly fusty and it is usually used in poetry.
    There are some examples:
    над пропастью [во ржи],
    [как фанера] над Парижем :)
    надо мной,
    надо лбом.

    Кавказ подо мною,
    между мною и тобою,
    не уходи, побудь со мною

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