Gulf Arab Culture:
The most Emirati of Arabic words

An Arab driving a quad bike in the UAE desertIf you're in the UAE, you might have heard Emiratis say "awanna" now and then; quite often actually.

It is used in a humoristic way when you are in doubt of what your interlocutor says is even possible.

awanna - Yeah right! No way!


Khaled says, "You know what, I'm going to apply for Arabs Got Talent and I am gonna win it!"
Ahmad sniffs sarcastically - "Awanna"

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