English Online Dictionary. What means wanna? What does wanna mean?
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈwɑ.nə/, /ˈwʌnə/
- Rhymes: -ɒnə
- (informal) Represents a contracted pronunciation of want to.
- I wanna go home!
- (informal) Represents a contracted pronunciation of want a.
- I wanna puppy!
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.
- wanna contraction
Old High German
Borrowed from Latin vannus.
- German: Wanne
Borrowing from early Modern High German Wanne or its Middle High German etymon.
- IPA(key): /ˈvan.na/
- bath, bathtub
- (adjective) wannowy
- wanna in Polish dictionaries at PWN