How many points in Scrabble is why worth? why how many points in Words With Friends? What does why mean? Get all these answers on this page.
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Is why a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word why is a Scrabble US word. The word why is worth 12 points in Scrabble:
Is why a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word why is a Scrabble UK word and has 12 points:
Is why a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word why is a Words With Friends word. The word why is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
why hwy wyh ywh hyw yhw
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word why. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in why.
From Middle English why, from Old English hwȳ (“why”), from Proto-Germanic *hwī (“by what, how”), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷey, instrumental case of *kʷis (“who”), *kʷid (“what”).
Cognate with Old Saxon hwī (“why”), hwiu (“how; why”), Middle High German wiu (“how, why”), archaic Danish and Norwegian Bokmål hvi (“why”), Norwegian Nynorsk kvi (“why”), Swedish vi (“why”), Faroese and Icelandic hví (“why”), Latin quī (“why”), Ancient Greek πεῖ (peî, “where”). Compare Old English þȳ (“because, since, on that account, therefore, then”, literally “by that, for that”). See thy.
why (not comparable)
why (plural whys or why's)
why (plural whies)
From Proto-Celtic *swīs (compare Breton c’hwi, Welsh chi, Old Irish síi), from Proto-Indo-European *wos.