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Is “Ta” a Scrabble Word?

Yes Ta is valid in Scrabble for 2 points

Ta is a short Scrabble word that’s only two-letters long and worth just 2 points (T: 1, A: 1) when played. It’s valid within the Scrabble dictionary and has the definition of a hard grey metallic element (tantalum), whereby “TA” is its chemical symbol. Alternatively, ta is used in British English to say thank you to somebody, e.g., “Ta for playing Scrabble with me, I really enjoyed it!”. This phrase will be most commonly heard in northern regions of England.

Definition of Ta


  • Thanks.
  • (baby talk) give (imperative)


  • Indicating destination: In the direction of, and arriving at.
  • Used to indicate the target or recipient of an action.
  • Used to indicate result of action.


  • In solfège, the lowered seventh note of a major scale (the note B-flat in the fixed-do system): te.

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

How Many Points is Ta Worth?

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

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

Single Letter Extensions of “Ta”

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

Words With “TA”

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

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

More 2 Letter T Words

2-Letter T words which you could play in Scrabble as an alternative to Ta:

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

About This Page

This word page takes a deep dive into the word “Ta” 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: 12 April 2023

Author: Stephen

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