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Check if "Da", short for Dad, is valid in Scrabble

Is “Da” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Da is valid in Scrabble for 3 points

According to the Scrabble dictionary, the word "Da" is good to play. It is a very short word only two letters in length and scores 3 points overall.

In the English language, this word is commonly used as a term to refer to a father or dad figure in somebody's life. Some synonyms for "Da" include "Dad", "Father", "Pa", and "Pappa."

An alternative definition of "Da", giving it a very different meaning, is a sound used to describe a tune or rhythm. For example, "da da da di-dum di-dum." In this context, the word is used musically to sound out words or instruments in a song.

Definition of Da


  • Father.


  • (Russianism) Yes; an affirmative response.


  • (Russianism) Yes.


  • A meaningless syllable used when singing a tune or indicating a rhythm.

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

How Many Points is Da Worth?

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

  • With no multipliers, Da is worth 3 points.
  • On a double-word square, Da is worth 6 points.
  • On a triple-word square, Da is worth 9 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “Da”

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

Words With “DA”

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

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

More 2 Letter D Words

2-Letter D words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Da:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Da” 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: 08 August 2023

Author: Stephen

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