Is “Ja” a Scrabble Word?
Yes Ja is valid in Scrabble for 9 points
Ja is a word with multiple meanings; it can be used as an adverb simply meaning "yes" or alternatively as a noun the word ja is a synonym of the Korean foot (a traditional unit of length equivalent to about 30.3cm).
According to the Scrabble dictionary, Ja is valid to be played and will score you 9 points in total. This is mainly thanks to the high-value J letter tile.
Ja can be extended to make words such as "Jar", "Jab", and "Jag" which are acceptable in Scrabble. A substitute two-letter J word for players is "Jo" which similarly is worth 9 points.
Definition of Ja
- Synonym of Korean foot: a traditional unit of length equivalent to about 30.3 cm.
How Many Points is Ja Worth?
Ja is a 2-letter word made up of the letter tiles J: 8, A: 1. Its points breakdown is as follows:
- With no multipliers, Ja is worth 9 points.
- On a double-word square, Ja is worth 18 points.
- On a triple-word square, Ja is worth 27 points.
Single Letter Extensions of “Ja”
Potential ways to expand “Ja” using a single letter include:
Words With “JA”
Words containing “JA” at the start, middle, or end include:
See our full list of words with “JA” for more suggestions.