The word when 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.)

  • when  adv. (interrogative) Used to introduce questions about time.
  • when  adv. Used to introduce indirect questions about time.
  • when  adv. At an earlier time and under different, usually less favorable, circumstances.

18 valid words from 3 definitions

ABOUT AN AND AT CIRCUMSTANCES DIFFERENT EARLIER FAVORABLE INDIRECT INTERROGATIVE INTRODUCE LESS QUESTIONS TIME TO UNDER USED USUALLY

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

EN HE HEN

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

EH NE

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

HEWN

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

THEN WEEN WHEE WHET WHEW WHEY WHIN WREN

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

HEN WEN

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

WHEEN

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

WHENS WHENAS WHENCE WHENUA WHENWE WHENCES WHENUAS WHENWES WHENEVER WHENCEVER WHENSOEVER WHENCEFORTH WHENCESOEVER

3 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

NOWHENCE SOMEWHENCE EVERYWHENCE

3 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

ANYWHEN SOMEWHEN EVERYWHEN

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

+C WENCH
+E WHEEN
+I WHINE
+S SHEWN WHENS

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

-H NEW WEN
-N HEW
-W HEN

Scrabble scoring

  • 10 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 96.9 chance (1.03%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 389 chance (0.26%).

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