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Is “Ay” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ay is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

The word "Ay" is a valid option to use in your Scrabble game. It's a simple two-letter word with a total point value of 5, comprised of the letter A (worth 1 point) and the letter Y (worth 4 points). "Ay" is commonly used to express agreement or affirmation, similar to saying "yes". It's often used in voting systems where people say "ay" to indicate their support for something. Alternatively, if someone disagrees with a motion, they would say "nay" instead of "ay".

Definition of Ay


  • Ah! alas!


  • An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative.


  • Yes; yea; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question.


  • Always; ever; continually; for an indefinite time.


  • Used as a tag question, to emphasise what goes before or to request that the listener express an opinion about what has been said.
  • In isolation, a request for repetition or clarification of what has just been said. Compare what, pardon.
  • An interjection used to ascertain the continued attention of an individual addressed by the speaker

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How Many Points is Ay Worth?

Ay is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles A: 1, Y: 4. Its points breakdown is as follows:

  • With no multipliers, Ay is worth 5 points.
  • On a double-word square, Ay is worth 10 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Ay is worth 15 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Ay”

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

Words With “AY”

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

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

More 2 Letter A Words

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

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

About This Page

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

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Category: Scrabble Words

Last updated: 25 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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