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“Ha”, an expression of laughter, is valid in Scrabble

Is “Ha” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ha is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

“Ha” is a handy two-letter word for Scrabble players that makes playing the “H” letter tile a breeze. It's acceptable in the game dictionary and scores 5 points when played.

Ha's meaning is an expression of laughter, often used to indicate amusement or sarcasm. Ha, can also be used as a noun to describe a forced or insincere laugh. Some synonyms of ha include “ha-ha” and “hoo-ha”. It could be used in a sentence such as “Ha, did you see Michael lost a game of Scrabble again?” (although we'd never encourage laughing at your opponents).

To extend “ha”, players could consider any of the following words: “Ham” or “Hap” for 8 points, or “Haj” for an impressive 13 points.

Definition of Ha


  • A representation of laughter.
  • An exclamation of triumph or discovery.
  • An exclamation of grief.


  • Said when making a vigorous attack.

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

How Many Points is Ha Worth?

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

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

Single Letter Extensions of “Ha”

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

Words With “HA”

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

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

More 2 Letter H Words

2-Letter H words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ha:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ha” 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: 21 August 2023

Author: Stephen

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