A shortened version of 'i am going to/I am a.' It exists for two reasons and two reasons only....
1. Americans are too damn lazy to say a couple frickin words so they say 'ima' intead of 'i am going to/I am a' because it's only one word, as aposed to 3 or 4 words.
2. 'Ima' is a reallyyy fun word to say!!! Soooo much more fun to say than 'I am going to/I am a'!!!!!
1. Lazy American: I am too lazy to get up and get another chocolate bar so ima need your help, because ima lazy American.
Asian Guy: I am moving back to China.
2. Random Person: Yo, i'm gonna go hit up the movies. Who's comin'?
Bored Person: I am going to come.
Happy and Fun Person: Ima come!
slang contraction of 'I am going to'
Ima go to the store and get some smokes.
An astonishing elision of the phrase "I am going to," making it the first and only 'triple elision' in the entire English language.
Notice the use of three distinct elisions to turn a four word phrase into a three letter word: "I am going to" > "I'm going to" > "I'm gonna" > "ima."
"Yo Taylor, I'm really happy for you, and ima let you finish, but Beyonce had one of the best videos of all time!"
Signifies "I am going to". A new wave craze popularized by Strong Bad, but with unknown origins. Field reporters place the extent of it's spread past Outer Mongolia.
If you say "Oregone" one more time, I'ma karate chop you in the face!!!"
short for "I'm going to"
I'ma get my ass out of here before that bitch starts screaming.
Contraction of "I'm gonna," itself a contraction of "I am going to." A common element in Ebonics
"You just watch me girl, 'cause I'ma
bounce dat nigga right out da do'!"
1. I am going to...
2. I am going to do...
Ima head to bed
Ima hit the road
Ima go shoppin
Ima do some work
I am going to...
, man...I can't pay you the money.
Dealer: I'm-a pop a cap in your ass, beeyatch.