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wa-wa

[ wah-wah ]
/ ˈwɑˌwɑ /
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noun
a variant of wah-wah.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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British Dictionary definitions for wa-wa (1 of 2)

wawa1
/ (ˈwɑːˌwɑː) Canadian West coast slang /

noun
speech; language
verb
(intr) to speak

Word Origin for wawa

C19: from Chinook Jargon; probably of imitative origin

British Dictionary definitions for wa-wa (2 of 2)

wawa2
/ (ˈwɑːˌwɑː, ˈwɑːwə) /

noun
Canadian a variant of wavey
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