wanta

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Written form of a reduction of “want to”, used informally in most English dialects.

Contraction[edit]

wanta

  1. Eye dialect spelling of want to.
    • 1937, Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Harper Perennial (2000), page 163:
      “We don’t wanta. Come on aid us. It might be night time when de water hem you up in heah. Dat’s how come Ah won’t stay. Come on, man.”

See also[edit]


Meriam[edit]

Noun[edit]

wanta

  1. penis

Warlpiri[edit]

Noun[edit]

wanta

  1. sun
  2. summer
  3. year