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Nigga Im Gettn Goes Accomplished
by Dee Armone' November 14, 2009
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Friendly gesture when reffering to a good friend.
by Rent June 01, 2005
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A disrespectful and ignorant person regardless of race. Yes could be white as well.
You fucking nigga, you ripped me off!!
by Feka Steve September 29, 2008
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Pronunciation: 'ni-gah
Function: noun
Etymology: slang deviation from “nigger,” which itself is an alteration of earlier neger, from Middle French negre, from Spanish or Portuguese negro, from negro black, from Latin niger
1. The slang term “nigga” is used by and among Blacks usually as a term of affection or endearment or a form of non-offensive address that developed as a way for Blacks to re-appropriate (claim) the word “nigger” to convey affection rather than hatred. The word is increasingly being used among non-Blacks in a similar manner, especially young people. Yet, the word can also be used offensively in the same manner as “nigger” by Blacks and non-Blacks alike.
2. The word “nigger” is a word expressive of racial hatred and bigotry used to refer to Blacks, members of any dark-skinned people group, and/or members of a socially disadvantaged class of persons, and is the most offensive and inflammatory racial slur in the English language in referring to Blacks such that it is now often referred to as “the ‘n’ word.”
3. Not all Blacks use the word "nigga" and a debate exists among Blacks as to whether Blacks themselves should use it. A debate also exists among Blacks as to whether non-Blacks should use the word even if the non-Black uses the word in a non-offensive, non-inflammatory, non-racist, and affectionate or endearing manner just as Blacks use it. Interestingly, many Blacks who use the word have accepted its use by Puerto Ricans possibly due to long-time interaction and mating between Blacks and Puerto Ricans and common social and economic condition. Some Blacks who use the word also have no problem with Whites using the word especially if the Black and White are friends but the general rule is that, of all non-Blacks, Whites are never permitted to use either the words “nigger” or “nigga.” Paradoxically, the Civil Rights Movement has been so successful that some White youth who are urban or hip-hop culture enthusiasts find it the ultimate compliment to be called “nigga” and/or want to be able to use the word. Also, some Whites, especially young people, use the word privately between themselves also as a term of affection, endearment, or address.
Derogatory (Black):
Black man: There are Black folks and there are niggas. Black folks are trying to feed their families while niggas act a fool making all Blacks look ghetto, loud, lazy, uneducated, and poor.

As an address:
Black man: What's crackin lackin nigga?!
Black man: Nothin much. What's up with you nigga?!

As a term of endearment or affection:
Black man: Y'all all my niggas. I would die for you.
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a word that has caused racial controversey over the last few decades and up to current times. It came from the derogatory term for African Amercans "nigger" yet it has a completely different definition than said term.

The contemporary meaning of nigga has two distinct definitions. One means friend, brother, etc. and is mostly used in greeting, such as "Yo wassup my nigga", in this case the word nigga is used in a friendly way.

On the other hand, nigga can also be an insult. Statements such as "F*ck you bitch ass nigga" and "That nigga stole my iPod" are used when one is angry, frustrated, etc. So it all depends on the mood: good mood and nigga means friend, bad mood and nigga means enemy.

Though nigga is used most commonly by African Americans, people of other races use the term as well, though SOME African Americans, not all, feel uncomfortable with others, Caucasians in particular, saying it. In today's society, a white guy can only say "wassup nigga" to a black guy if and only if the black guy is perfectly cool with it. Otherwise, verbal fights may occur.

Again, this word isn't to be confused with "nigger" which really means african piece of sh*t. There is absolutely no friendliness in that word. The only ones who say nigger these days are either people making fun of the word (ex: guys like Dave Chappelle) or racists who seriously need to get shot.
racist white guy: wassup nigger?
black guy: *beats up white guy*

cool white guy: wassup nigga?
black guy: nuthin my nigga u know me Im just chillin
(assuming both of them are friends)
by JT the man January 02, 2008
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An urban slur, sometimes vulgar ,vernacular slang, often considered offensive if used out of context, originally known as African American Vernacular but also used and adopted by other races within context)a diminutive and less offensive version of nigger. A term of endearment,to greet another person.

Also evolved into abbreviation Never Ignorant Getting Goals Accomplished as defined by Tupac Shakur
in greeting: "what up nigga, you headed to the park?"
in slang: "Yo that nigga smart as hell."

in plural slang: "Why niggas be hatin' on me?"
by Clifford One-HunDredd Brown December 28, 2014
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A slang term used by anyone (who is not white) to fill in the place of any noun, verb, adverb, or even an adjective. Nigga is not only a word, its a lifestyle.
Nigga as a noun: " What's up Nigga? Did you see that Nigga over East yesterday?"
Nigga as a verb: "I'm about to real nigga this man right now."
Nigga as an adverb: "He is running in niggaly fashion."
Nigga as an adjective: "He looks like a nigga type of of bird."
Nigga as a lifestyle: "I'm about that real nigga life."

In other words "Nigga nigga nigga nigga nigga nigga, nigga nigga."
by Da Wumbologist February 21, 2015
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