Shortning of "wa's gwanin?", which in itself is short for "what is going on?". Rastafarian in origin.

General greeting or used in any place where "what's going on?" is appropriate"
Safe blud; wa's gwannin wit' you?

Hello friend; what's going on with you?"
by Anonymous October 10, 2003
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wotz happin?

eg. when you meet a m8 u'd say 'gwanin?'
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Always paired with "whats".. its another way to say 'up' or 'cool'. Popular amongst the junglist culture, this word originated from Jamaican slang.
"What's gwanin, Pa? or "Whats gwanin Lady Tosh?"
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Short form of "What's going on?"

Commonly used in Oakville Ontario
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slang way of sayin wot is goin on.mainly used by jamaicans (like me) or those hu wana be like us.
used between bredrins
THUG 1.......wats gwanin starr

THUG 2.......nuttin much blud jst cotchin wit my bredrins
by gyal October 03, 2003
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