SCRABBLE ANYONE? #8: “Too Many Vowels!”

Photo by Kevin Keelan all rights reserved

Photo by Kevin Keelan / all rights reserved

(NEW additions to the 5th Edition Scrabble Player’s Dictionary are listed in BOLDFACE type.)

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> Who was the genius who invented a language that requires both vowels AND consonants in nearly every word? I’ll bet they never played Scrabble…

Check out these strange (and playable!) Scrabble words that have more than their fair share of vowels:

AA

AE

AI

OE

EAU

AEON

AERO

AGREE

AGIO

AGUE

AIDE

AJEE

AKEE

ALAE

ALEE

ALOE

AMIA

AMIE

ANOA

AQUA

AREA

ARIA

ASEA

AURA

AUTO

AWEE

BEAU

CIAO

EASE

EAUX

EAVE

EEW/EEEW

EIDE

EMEU

EPEE

ETUI

EURO

IDEA

ILEA

INIA

IOTA

IXIA

JIAO

LIEU

LUAU

MEOU

MOUE

NAOI

OBIA

OBOE

ADEA

OGEE

OHIA

OLEA

OLEO

OLIO

OOZE

OUZO

QUAI

RAIA

ROUE

TOEA

UNAI

UNAU

UREA

UVEA

ZOEA

AALII

ADIEU

AECIA

AERIE

AIOLI

AQUAE

AREAE

AUDIO

AURAE

AUREI

COOEE

EERIE

LOOIE

MIAOU

OIDIA

OORIE

OURIE

QUEUE

URAEI

ZOEAE

AALIIS

ABASIA

ABULIA

ACACIA

ACAJOU

ACEDIA

ACULEI

ADAGIO

ADIEUS

ADIEUX

AECIAL

AECIUM

AEDILE

AEDINE

AENEUS

AEONIC

AERATE

AERIAL

AERIED

AERIER

AERIES

AEROBE

AERUGO

AGAPAE

AGAPAI

AGORAE

AGOUTI

AKIDO

AIOLIS

ARIER

ALEXIA

ALODIA

ALULAE

AMADOU

AMEBAE

AMUSIA

ANEMIA

ANOMIE

ANOPIA

ANOXIA

ANURIA

AORTAE

AOUDAD

APIECE

APNOEA

APOGEE

AQUANA

AREOLA

AREOLE

ARIOSE

ARIOSI

ARIOSO

AROUSE

ATAXIA

AUBADE

AUCUBA

AUDILE

AUDIOS

AUGITE

AUNTIE

AURATE

AUREUS

AURORA

AUROUS

AUSABO

AUTEUR

AUTOED

AVENUE

AVIATE

BAILEE

BAILE

BATEAU

BAUBEE

BEANIE

BEEBEE

BOOBOO

BOOGIE

BOOHOO

BOOKIE

BOOTEE

BOOTIE

BOUBOU

BOUGIE

BUREAU

CAEOMA

CAIQUE

COATEE

CODEIA

COOCOO

COOEED

COOEES

COOKIE

COOLIE

COOTIE

COTEAU

COULEE

CURIAE

DAIMIO

DAUTIE

DEARIE

DOOLEE

DOOLIE

DOOZIE

EASIER

EASIES

EELIER

EERIER

EIDOLA

EKUELE

ELODEA

ELUATE

ELUVIA

EMEUTE

EOLIAN

EOSINE

EPIZOA

EPOPEE

EQUATE

EQUINE

ETOILE

EUPNEA

EUREKA

EURIPI

EXODOI

EXUVIA

FAERIE

FERIAE

FLOOIE

FOODIE

FOOTIE

FOVEAE

GALEAE

GATEAU

GIAOUR

GOALIE

GOATEE

GOODIE

GOOIER

GOONIE

GUAIAC

GUINEA

HEAUME

HOAGIE

HOODIE

HOOLIE

HOOPOE

HOOPOO

IGUANA

IODATE

IODIDE

IODINE

IODISE

IODIZE

IODOUS

IOLITE

IONIUM

IONIZE

IONONE

KOODOO

KOOKIE

LAMIAE

LAURAE

LEAGUE

LIAISE

LOOIES

LOUIES

MEALIE

MEANIE

MEDIAE

MEINIE

MEOUED

MIAOUS

MILEAU

MOIRAI

MUUMUU

NAUSIA

OBELIA

OCREAE

ODIOUS

OEDEMA

OEUVRE

OIDIUM

OILIER

OLEATE

OLEINE

OOLITE

OOMIAK

OORALI

OOZIER

OPAQUE

OPIATE

OPIOID

OREIDE

ORIOLE

OROIDE

OTIOSE

OURARI

OUREBI

OUTAGE

OUTATE

OUTEAT

OUTLIE

OUTSEE

OUTVIE

PEERIE

PEEWEE

PEREIA

QUAERE

QUALIA

QUEUED

QUEUER

QUEUES

QUINOA

REDIAE

RESEAU

ROADEO

ROADIE

ROOKIE

ROOMIE

SOIREE

SOUARI

TEEPEE

TENIAE

TIBIAE

TOUPEE

UBIQUE

UNCIAE

UNEASE

UNIQUE

URAEUS

URANIA

UREASE

UREDIA

UREIDE

UREMIA

UTOPIA

UVEOUS

UVULAE

VEEPEE

VOODOO

WEENIE

WEEPIE

WEEWEE

WIENIE

WOODIE

WOOLIE

YAUTIA

ZAIKAI

ZOUAVE

ABOULIA

ACEQUIA

AECIDIA

AENEOUS

AEOLIAN

AEONIAN

AEROBIA

ALIENEE

AMOEBAE

ANAEMIA

AQUEOUS

AREOLAE

AUREATE

AUREOLA

AUREOLE

AURORAE

COUTEAU

EOPOEIA

EPINAOI

EUCAINE

EUGENIA

AULOGIA

EUPNOEA

EVACUEE

EXUVIAE

IPOMOEA

OOGONIA

OUABAIN

OUGUIYA

ROULEAU

SEQUOIA

TAENIAE

URAEMIA

ABOIDEAU

ABOITEAU

AUREOLAE

EULOGIAE

MIAOUED

NOUVEAU

> Bizarre or what?!

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This list © Kevin Paul Keelan and lastcre8iveiconoclast, 2012. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Kevin Paul Keelan and lastcre8iveiconoclast with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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