1. vt. To tear, split, separate. Mahae lua, to split in two. Ua mahae ka pili o kēlā paʻa male, that couple has separated; lit., the association of that married couple is split. (PPN masae.)
2. n. A fish, said to belong to the lāʻīpala group. (PCP ma(f,s)ae.)
3. n. Net mesh, about 10 cm and above, between māhā and mālewa.