Two-Letter Scrabble Words

A list of all the two-letter words accepted in the board game Scrabble

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More than 100 two-letter words can be played in Scrabble. Although they generally won't earn you a lot of points, knowing them can get you out of some tough spots and keep your game moving along. This list includes all of the legal two-letter Scrabble words. Most of these two-letter words can take an "S" on the end to form a plural three-letter word. Those are marked with "(S)" in this list. The points value stated is for the singular version of the word.

To improve your play and add a more strategic element, you might also want to learn Scrabble's legal words with no vowels and words with a Q but no U. There are multiple Scrabble word lists to study and some simple ways to improve your Scrabble play.

NOTE: These words are legal according to the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th Edition. They may not be legal if you use a different dictionary. The word list used in tournament games in the United States is known as the Official Tournament and Club Word List, created by the National Scrabble Association.

AA-DO

You probably know that “abs” refer to your abdominal muscles, but did you know that “bo” (pronounced “bow”) is another word for “boo?

AA(S), 2 points

AB(S), 4 points

AD(S), 3 points

AE, 2 points

AG(S), 3 points

AH(S), 5 points

AI(S), 2 points

AL(S), 2 points

AM, 4 points

AN, 2 points

AR(S), 2 points

AS(S), 2 points

AT, 2 points

AW, 5 points

AX, 9 points

AY(S), 5 points

BA(S), 4 points

BE(S), 4 points

BI(S), 4 points

BO(S), 4 points

BY(S), 7 points

DE, 3 points

DO(S), 3 points

ED-HO

HM is an abbreviation for three things: hectometer, headmaster or headmistress, and Her or His Majesty.

ED(S), 3 points

EF(S), 5 points

EH, 5 points

EL(S), 2 points

EM(S), 4 points

EN(S), 2 points

ER(S), 2 points

ES(S), 2 points

ET, 2 points

EX, 9 points

FA(S), 5 points

FE(S), 5 points

GO(S), 3 points

HA(S), 5 points

HE(S), 5 points

HI(S), 5 points

HM, 7 points

HO, 5 points

ID-LO

Keep simple words in mind like ID, IF, IN, IS, and IT when looking for two-letter words. It doesn't always have to be super-complicated to score some points.

ID(S), 3 points

IF(S), 5 points

IN(S), 2 points

IS, 2 points

IT(S), 2 points

JO, 9 points

KA(S), 6 points

KI(S), 6 points

LA(S), 2 points

LI(S), 2 points

LO, 2 points

MA-PI

Nu is the thirteenth letter of the Greek alphabet and also the thirteenth star in any constellation.

MA(S), 4 points

ME, 4 points

MI(S), 4 points

MM, 6 points

MO(S), 4 points

MU(S), 4 points

MY, 7 points

NA, 2 points

NE, 2 points

NO(S), 2 points

NU(S), 2 points

OD(S), 3 points

OE(S), 2 points

OF, 5 points

OH(S), 5 points

OI, 2 points

OM(S), 4 points

ON(S), 2 points

OP(S), 4 points

OR(S), 2 points

OS, 2 points

OW, 5 points

OX, 9 points

OY, 5 points

PA(S), 4 points

PE(S), 4 points

PI(S), 4 points

QI-TO

Qi is the circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine. It's also an 11 point word.

QI(S), 11 points

RE(S), 2 points

SH, 5 points

SI(S), 2 points

SO(S), 2 points

TA(S), 2 points

TI(S), 2 points

TO, 2 points

UH-ZA

If you ever travel to Vietnam, you'll want to have some xu, which is a monetary unit. One xu is equal to one-hundredth of a dong, another Vietnamese unit of currency.

UH, 5 points

UM, 4 points

UN(S), 2 points

UP(S), 4 points

US, 2 points

UT(S), 2 points

WE, 5 points

WO(S), 5 points

XI(S), 9 points

XU, 9 points

YA, 5 points

YE(S), 5 points

YO, 5 points

ZA(S), 11 points