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As I understand it "mabibigat" is the plural form of mabigat. Co

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Author Photo by: TagaErik
Feb 05 2021, 11:52am CST ~ 4 weeks ago. 
As I understand it "mabibigat" is the plural form of mabigat. Correct me if I'm wrong. I came across two sentences that are very similar.
 
"Mabibigat ang mga libro ko." and "Mas mabigat ang mga libro niya."
 
How come it's not "Mas mabibigat ang mga libro niya."?
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Author Photo ThatLucas
Feb 05 2021, 6:23pm CST ~ 4 weeks ago. 
Using the plural forms of adjectives is optional, so "Mabibigat ang mga libro ko" and "Mas mabigat ang mga libro niya" are both correct
 
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Author Photo Phobefin7 Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Feb 08 2021, 6:44am CST ~ 3 weeks, 6 days ago. 
Mabibigat is an adjective. It is usually used to describe plural nouns. For example, "Mabibigat ang dala kong libro" or "The book that I'm carrying are heavy."
 
On the other hand, "Mas mabigat" is an adjective as well but it's used as a comparative adjective. So we can say, "Mas mabigat ang libro ni Ana kaysa sa libro ni Emma" or "Ana's books are heavier than Emma's books.
 
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Author Photo seitt
Feb 09 2021, 11:07am CST ~ 3 weeks, 5 days ago. 
Those of us who have studied French or Spanish at school are used to agreement of gender and number which has to be rigidly and expressly stated in every single word which is capable of expressing gender and number no matter how redundant it may seem, but such things are optional in Tagalog. If you wish to specify that something is plural - which you don't have to do anyway - it's quite enough to do it once, although it is not wrong to do it more than once.
In "Mas mabigat ang mga libro niya" it has already been made clear that we are talking about more than one book, so no further clarification of this is felt to be necessary.
 
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