Showing results for mae. Search instead for el mae.
mae
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
el mae, la mae(
mah
-
eh
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mae, préstame tu celular. No tengo saldo.Dude, lend me your cellphone. I ran out of credit.
Qué tuanis tu carro, mae. - ¡Pura vida!Your car is awesome, dude. - Thanks!
b. bro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
Qué buena estuvo la mejenga, mae.The pickup game was really good, bro.
c. girl
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
Yo paso por ti, mae. - ¡Qué tuanis, gracias!I'll pick you up, girl. - Awesome, thanks!
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
a. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
¿Quién es ese mae?Who's that dude?
b. chick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
Esa mae anda bien loca.That chick is crazy.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?