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Is “He” a Scrabble Word?

Yes He is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

“He” is a valid two-letter Scrabble word from the Scrabble dictionary that will score players a total of 5 points when played in a game.

Some of the definitions and meanings of the word “he” include:

  • A pronoun used for a male person or male animal – for example, “He played a game of Scrabble”.
  • The 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  • A symbol for the chemical element helium – a colourless gas.
  • An expression of laughter, such as “Hehe” similar to the term “Ha” or “Haha”.

Some of the best ways to play off “he” in Scrabble include the words “Hex”, “Hem”, and “Hey” if you’re looking for similar short words to maximize points. Alternatively, you could go for “Helix”, “Heavy”, “Heaven”, and “Height” if you are looking for something a bit longer.

Similarly, “Hi”, “Ho”, and “Ha” are excellent two-letter H words that use alternative vowels with the H character.

Definition of He


  • The game of tag, or it, in which the player attempting to catch the others is called "he".
  • The player attempting to catch the others in this game.
  • A male.


  • (personal) A male person or animal already known or implied.
  • (personal, sometimes proscribed, see usage notes) A person whose gender is unknown or irrelevant.
  • (personal) An animal whose gender is unknown.


  • The name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
  • The name of the first letter of the Old South Arabian abjad.


  • (usually reduplicated) An expression of laughter.

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

How Many Points is He Worth?

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

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

Single Letter Extensions of “He”

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

Words With “HE”

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

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

More 2 Letter H Words

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

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “He” 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: 29 August 2023

Author: Stephen

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