Ima

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From I'm or I'm going to.

Contraction[edit]

Ima

  1. Alternative form of Imma (I'm going to).
    • 2000, Charlotte Carter, Coq au vin, Warner Books, ISBN 0446607878, pg. 124:
      Ima call her as soon as you hang up.
  2. (nonstandard) I'm.
    • 2006, Dax Herrera, Edgar N Vective: Paranormal Detective, Hammerica Publishing, ISBN 0615135218, pg. 65:
      Ima gonna close my eyes and you toss that there pebble in the air.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ima

  1. (dated) A formerly common Anglo-American given name.

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Hebrew אמא.

Proper noun[edit]

Ima

  1. Mom, Mommy, one's mother

Anagrams[edit]