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Words that end in J don’t come up very often. It might even surprise you to learn that the letter J in general is relatively rare in English. That’s why it’s worth so many points in word games like Scrabble® and Words With Friends®. You might find it in the middle of a word like “object,” but words ending in J include less common terms like SWARAJ. That refers to a type of self-rule. Read more about words that end in J.
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More About Words That End in J
As you read through your favorite books and online magazines, you might find that not too many English words end in J. Indeed, words that end in J are a very rare breed, which is all the more reason why they’re so valuable in games like Scrabble® and Words With Friends®. You might know several words that start with J like “joy” and “jumpy,” but words ending in J are harder to come by.
Of the words that end with J you can play in word games like these, most probably won’t be a part of your everyday conversation. Unless you’re writing a school report or discussing a relevant news event, you probably won’t talk about a HAJ. Also spelled HAJJ, this is the sacred pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must take. And then there’s TEJ, a honey wine common to Ethiopia and Eritrea.
The letter J is worth a cool 10 points in both Words With Friends® and Scrabble®. So, it’s in your best interest to know how to play it for the most points possible. If you can’t play words ending in J, JOCKEY for position and INTERJECT other Scrabble words with J anywhere you can.