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Is “La” a Scrabble Word?

Yes La is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

“La” is an acceptable word within the Scrabble dictionary that is legal to play in games. La is worth a total of 2 points when played in Scrabble.

Definition of La


  • A syllable used in solfège to represent the sixth note of a major scale.


  • Represents the sound of music or singing.


  • Used to introduce a statement with emphatic or intensive effect.
  • Expressing surprise, anger. etc.


  • Prefixed to the name of a woman, with ironic effect (as though an opera prima donna).


  • Lad, lid

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

How Many Points is La Worth?

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

  • With no multipliers, La is worth 2 points.
  • On a double-word square, La is worth 4 points.
  • On a triple-word square, La is worth 6 points.

Single Letter Extensions of “La”

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

Words With “LA”

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

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

More 2 Letter L Words

2-Letter L words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to La:

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

About This Page

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