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PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈwɑ.nə/, /ˈwʌnə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɒnə

ContractionEdit

wanna

  1. (informal) Represents a contracted pronunciation of want to.
    I wanna go home!
  2. (informal) Represents a contracted pronunciation of want a.
    I wanna puppy!

Usage notesEdit

The spoken contractions are widespread in everyday informal speech. The written contractions are inappropriate outside very casual writing or transcription of casual speech. They are common in transcriptions of pop song lyrics.

Wanna is less commonly and less regularly used as a contraction of wants to and wants a.

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vannus.

NounEdit

wanna f

  1. tub

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Wanne

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from early Modern High German Wanne or its Middle High German etymon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wanna f

  1. bath, bathtub

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Further readingEdit

  • wanna in Polish dictionaries at PWN