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Is “Ar” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ar is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

Ar is a valid Scrabble word worth only two points in total.

Some of Ar’s meanings include:

  • (Argon) A colourless and odourless gas – “AR” is used to represent argon’s chemical element symbol.
  • A unit of measurement for an area equal to 100 square meters.
  • Alternatively, it is used to represent the state of Arkansas in the south-central United States of America.

Definition of Ar


  • The name of the Latin-script letter R.


  • Yes.
  • Used stereotypically in imitation of pirates.

Definition from ar by Wiktionary, used under CC BY-SA 4.0.

How Many Points is Ar Worth?

Ar is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles A: 1, R: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Ar is worth 2 points.
  • On a double-word square, Ar is worth 4 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Ar is worth 6 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Ar”

Potential ways to expand “Ar” using a single letter include:

Words With “AR”

Words containing “AR” at the start, middle, or end include:

See our full list of words with “AR” for more suggestions.

More 2 Letter A Words

2-Letter A words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ar:

Check out our list of all 2 letter words with A.

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ar” in the context of Scrabble to discuss if it is valid, its points score, definition, extensions, similar words, and more.

We hope you find this information helpful for learning and discovering new words to play in Scrabble.

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 19 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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