An extremely versatile word used by the lazy man to express one of the following: "trying to", "trying the", or "trying a". According to legend, this word has been used in countless text messages, resulting in exorbitant anger felt by significant others.
<in bed>
Boyfriend (we'll just call him Peter): Sorry, babe, I was tryna last longer but couldn't handle the pressure.
Girlfriend (we'll just call her Julia): *sigh* It's fine, Peter. Maybe next month.

<the next day - texting>
Peter: Sorry again about last night. :sadpuppyemoji: I was really tryna please you, but I guess my best wasn't good nuff.
Julia: I said IT'S FINE. Also, it's spelled "TRYING TO" - not "TRYNA"! Stop being so damn lazy!
Peter: Hey babe, I'm tryna best I can! I was even thinkin bout tryna kale salad next week, so we could have something in common!
Julia: Well I've been 'tryna' get you out of my house for over a year now, and that hasn't worked. I'm not getting my hopes up.

<later that night - coming home to Peter drinking a beer and coffee at the same time, while using Julia's movies and books as coasters>
Julia: Aw, fuck it. *shoots Peter*
Peter (in his dying words): I'm... still... gonna... be... tryna... haunt... you... at... the......... grocery store.
by GrownUpAssMan August 15, 2018
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trying to
as in trying to get somthing acomplished
when said correctly the Y is held
-whats goin on?
-just tryna get my yam on. you knooowww
-yeah fo sho
-she's a ho
-fo shoooo

by yam gurl December 28, 2005
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Trying to.

Spoken out loud often, but only ever written down by the extremely lazy or the extremely eager to be percieved as ghetto.
Leave me alone! I'm tryna do my homework!
by lynx wings April 23, 2005
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V. to make an attempt at a female specimen with the finest of features, usually to get inside her pants.
N. A woman who is of the highest quality; one who is sought after.
"Tryna do ya"

"Yo man did you see that tryna that just got off the train?"
by Jebby Brizzle February 18, 2007
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