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Is “Hi” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Hi is valid in Scrabble for 5 points

Hi is an acceptable Scrabble two-letter word that is worth 5 points when played in a game. It's valid in all regions where the game is played (including the US, UK, and Canada).

The word "Hi" is an informal greeting used to say hello or attract attention. It's a versatile word that can be used in many different contexts, from casual conversations to professional settings. Some synonyms for Hi include “hello”, “hey”, “greetings”, and “hiya”.

An infographic for the word Hi in Scrabble
An infographic for the word Hi in Scrabble. Credit: Scrabble Checker.

Definition of Hi


  • The word "hi" used as a greeting.


  • A friendly, informal, casual greeting said when meeting someone.
  • An exclamation to call attention.
  • Expressing wonder or derision.


  • Very elevated; extending or being far above a base; tall; lofty.
  • Relatively elevated; rising or raised above the average or normal level from which elevation is measured.
  • Having a specified elevation or height; tall.

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

The word Hi played on a Scrabble board
The word “Hi” played on a Scrabble board. Credit: Scrabble Checker.

How Many Points is Hi Worth?

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

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

Single Letter Extensions of “Hi”

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

Words With “HI”

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

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

More 2 Letter H Words

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

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Hi” 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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