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    выше - свыше

    What's the EXACT difference?

    свыше sounds like MORE THAN MORE to me...right??

    appreciate examples in advance...
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    Выше - above or higher
    Свыше - from above

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    Sorry, forgot about examples
    This house is higher - этот дом выше
    Blessings come from above - Благословения нисходят свыше
    Свыше is not such a word that you would use very often. It's the only example I could think of..

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    Свыше - over.

    It costs over sixty roubles.

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    Duh!
    I think I'm kinda slow today. Sorry

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    You can, actually, say "свыше", meaning "over":
    Over 30% = Свыше 30 %.

    So, basically, "свыше" has 3 meaning: "from above", "over" and "divine".

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