a phonetic spelling representing the African American Vernacular English variant of fixing to, a phrase commonly used in Southern U.S. dialects to mark the immediate future while indicating preparation or planning already in progress: Oh, no, she finna break his heart!
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How to use finna in a sentence
Trevor Austin, CEO of finna Rage, denied responsibility for the mayhem in Keene.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival | Melanie Plenda | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Hann sagi til hit sanna, ok ba sœkja prest ok kvaz vildu finna hann.Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
He had been married to finna the Fair: but she was dead: Asmund was their son, young in years and early ripe.The Life and Death of Cormac the Skald | Unknown
Fine (finna), originally meaning family, came in course of time to be applied to a group of kindred families or to a whole clan.
Afternêi håvon hja vs skrift lêred binoma tha finna, tha Thyrjar ånd tha Krekalander.The Oera Linda Book | Anonymous
Some have thought that it might be connected with the word “finna” (English, to find), and that it means one who goes on foot.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2) | Fridtjof Nansen