nigga

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From nigger, coming from dialects of the English language which are non-rhotic.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈnɪ.gə/

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nigga (plural niggas or niggaz)

  1. (ethnic slur, vulgar, slang, often considered offensive, African American Vernacular) Diminutive, and less offensive version of nigger. Can be a term of endearment such as "You're my nigga!".

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