What do you think about this word? Please watch this video for explanation.
I want to stress that Rachel should be careful when she says that Americans use "muna". I think she needs to be clear that not all Americans do this. It probably depends on a variety of factors, like the speaker's mood, or region.
I understand what she is saying, but she made it sound like Americans do this often, and that most Americans do this. I don't believe that is the case. It certainly happens, but I feel like the only times I've ever really heard it are in movies or tv, not actually in person.
Speaking of reductions, one that she didn't include and that I certainly usually frequently is "Imma".
- Imma get something to drink.
- Imma go to my friend's house.
- Imma fail this test.
Again, I'm not saying everyone uses this, but that it certainly exists, for your information.
Yes, this is a genuine reduction, in such informal phrases as
"Muna get you."
This is a reduction of
"I'm gonna get you."
Note: Muna is only used when I is the subject. Also note that this is not used as often as gonna, which is used on a regular basis. Muna is even more informal, and it is not said on a regular basis; some people may never say it.
Rachel's English Youtube channel is an excellent resource. She can teach a lot of native speakers of American English (such as myself) a lot of things about pronunciation that we aren't aware of.
But as she says, you can just stick with
"I'm gonna get you"
as the natural reduction of
"I'm going to get you."