The word samba is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • samba  n. A Brazilian ballroom dance or dance style.
  • samba  n. A Brazilian musical genre, to which the aforementioned dance is danced, which has its roots in West…
  • samba  v. To dance the samba.

18 valid words from 3 definitions

AFOREMENTIONED BALLROOM DANCE DANCED GENRE HAS IN IS ITS MUSICAL OR ROOTS SAMBA STYLE THE TO WEST WHICH

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

BRAZILIAN

3 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AM BA SAM

4 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

AB AS MA MAS

6 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

GAMBA HAMBA MAMBA SAMBO SAUBA SIMBA

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

SAMA

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)

SHAMBA

7 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

SAMBAL SAMBAR SAMBAS SAMBAED SAMBALS SAMBARS SAMBAING

One time in the middle (New word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

TSAMBAS

One prefix (New word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

TSAMBA

12 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+E AMEBAS
+G GAMBAS
+H SHAMBA
+L BALSAM SAMBAL
+M MAMBAS
+N AMBANS
+O ABOMAS
+P ABAMPS
+R SAMBAR
+S SAMBAS
+T TSAMBA

7 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A BAMS
-B AMAS MAAS MASA SAMA
-M ABAS BAAS

Scrabble scoring

  • 9 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 1101 chance (0.09%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 6224 chance (0.02%).

Other languages

Category without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)

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