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Main Entry: Nigga
Pronunciation: Ni-gah
Function: noun
Usage: often friendly, complementary

1 : A sacred African name specially reserved for blacks. Used often in greetings.
2: Often used as compliments if good at basketball.
3: Eddie Murphy
1: WhAzUP NiGA! ThiS How Us NiGAS RoLL!

2: Nice Shot!You one CRAZY nigga!

3: HE'S BLACK AS THE NIGHT ITSELF! YOU DONT NEED AN EXAMPLE!
by Not Sam Lee July 25, 2005
 
1.
Nigga is a word which evolved from the derogative term "nigger". Tupac best defined the distinction between the two.

NIGGER- a black man with a slavery chain around his neck.

NIGGA- a black man with a gold chain on his neck.
Tupac defined the word
by THE TRUTH December 26, 2003
 
2.
a word a white person can NEVER say while a black person is present or they will be beat down. but they say it with fellow white people
White person A: yo nigga
White person B: *looks around*
White person A: there none around i checked already
White person B: well in that case, fo shizzle my nizzle niggaaaa.
by xxjustafacexx March 27, 2005
 
3.
Something I would get my ass kicked for saying.
Me to Black person: What up my nigga!
Black person: You better run whiteboy!
by djwhiteboy August 09, 2005
 
4.
A word used by blacks to maintain racial seperation and dwell on events over one hundred years ago.
"You ccaint say nigga cuz you aint black you is white and you great great great grandaddy kept my great great great grandaddy as a slave, so you need to give me yo money, dawg.
by Jeff March 10, 2005
 
5.
A derogatory word used by black people to retain (and exploit) their ancestors past as slaves. Many blacks claim it's a term of endearment (akin to brother, homie, etc), but in no way can it be as its root meaning is ignorance. It's another double standard of racism in our current time.
White guy "what up nigga"
Black guy "nigga?"
White guy "you know what I mean bro"
Black guy "you mean I'm a nigger"
White guy "Nah man, it ain't like that"
Black guy punches the white guy.
Black guy gets arrested for assault and released without charges because the white guy is accused of using racial slurs (that the Black guy uses everyday in his vocabulary with his "brothers" that he has no idea if he's actually related to).
by Sick and Tired October 21, 2005
 
6.
from one black man to anothor meaning to say; homie, brotha..etc.
"wudup nigga"
by kAuZ October 07, 2003
 
7.
Slang term for homie, friend, buddy, etc., used primarily by African-Americans but has spread to other races as well;
"'Sup my nigga?" "How's it hanging my nigga?" "Yo, nigga wassup?"
by Jose M. August 08, 2005