matutu parau maua, mâua, mauá

mau,  a. true, real, not false. [Dav : 4440]
mau,  a prefix to plural nouns, as mau taata, men, mau mea, things, the word marks a plurality. [Dav : 4441]
mau,  v.n. to retain or hold any thing, as mau i te parau a te Atua, make a profession of Christianity. [Dav : 4442] (note)
mau,  v.a. to seize, take hold of a thing. [Dav : 4443]
mau,  int. an exclamation, hold ! ia mau ! take hold. [Dav : 4444]
mau,  a. many; see mano and rau. [Dav : 4445]
mau,  a. vrai. [Jau :2099]
mau,  a. vrai, véritable, exact. [Jau :2100] (note)
mau,  art. pl. te. le; te mau, les, quelques. [Jau :2101] (note)
mau,  p.a. prendre, saisir, tenir, durer [Jau :2102]