What does Finna mean?
Definition, Use Cases, Examples

Finna Meaning

Finna means fixing to.

Finna is an internet slang term that indicates that one is getting ready to do something in the near future.

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How is Finna used? Use Cases & Examples

Originating in rural Southern vernacular, the slang expression finna migrated through hip-hop music to mainstream pop culture. This term conveys that someone has plans to do something in the immediate future.

Examples of how your teen might use the slang term finna:

-Finna have a sesh with the fam

– Are you close to being ready?
-Finna take a shower now.

-Alicia, want to join our watch party?
-Thanks but finna start on homework.

-I’m finna hang up on your a** for that sh*t talk.

How to Identify if your child is using the Finna slang word

You might learn your child is using this slang term by chance when a text pops up on the phone screen. But while the slang term finna is harmless, other teenage slang terms could indicate that your teen is talking about risky behaviors or communicating with potentially dangerous people.

Having a parental control app on your child’s phone will give you peace of mind by alerting you to your child’s exposure to risks encountered on their phone. With a parental control app installed on your child’s phone, you have the control to set alerts to help your teen avoid the pitfalls of predators, drug dealers, and other negative influences. Having the ability to vary the level of monitoring gives you the power to choose what is right for your child, and these levels can be adjusted easily at any time.

How to talk with your child about use of the Finna slang word

Procrastinating is a widespread problem for teenagers as well as adults. With academics, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities, and social activities, it’s easy for teenagers to become overwhelmed by all their responsibilities. If your kid is using the slang expression finna in digital conversations, it’s a great opeing to talk with your kid about procrastinating and how to overcome it.

Here are some prompts for discussing time management with your teen:

  • What would you say is your biggest roadblock to getting started on a project?
  • Let’s brainstorm about steps we can take the night before to get out the door without a hassle the next morning.
  • One strategy for getting something done is to break it down into the smallest possible components and then just focus on one part at a time. Do you think that would be helpful for you?
  • Would adding alerts to your phone calendar help keep you from putting things off?

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