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List of Possible Wordle Words and Best Starting Word

Most likely letters for each tile

Considering the list of potential Wordle words, we are going to analyse what the most likely starting letters are for each one of the Wordle tiles and we are going to come up with an optimal starting word:

Most likely letters for the first tile

LetterOccurrencesPercentage
S36616%
C1989%
B1737%
T1496%
P1426%

Most likely letters for the second tile

LetterOccurrencesPercentage
A30413%
O27912%
R26712%
E24210%
I2029%

Most likely letters for the third tile

LetterOccurrencesPercentage
A30713%
I26611%
O24411%
E1778%
U1657%

Most likely letters for the fourth tile

LetterOccurrencesPercentage
E31813%
N1828%
S1717%
A1637%
L1627%

Most likely letters for the fifth tile

LetterOccurrencesPercentage
E42418%
Y36416%
T25311%
R2129%
L1566%

Most likely letters for the two first tiles

LettersOccurrencesPercentage
ST653%
SH522%
CR452%
SP452%
CH402%

Most likely letters for the two last tiles

LettersOccurrencesPercentage
ER1416%
CH583%
LY562%
SE522%
AL502%

Conclusions

The best starting letters based on the occurrences percentage for Wordle are S in the first tile and E in the last tile. Based on that and the percentages of second most likely letters for each tile, an ideal starting letter for Wordle would be SAINE:

  • S: 16% of chances to be in first tile.
  • A: 13% of chances to be in second tile.
  • I: 11% of chances to be in third tile.
  • N: 8% of chances to be in fourth tile.
  • E: 18% of chances to be in fifth tile.

Considering these percentages, the accumulated probability of at least one of these letters to be correct is 53% and the accumulated probability of at least two of these letters to be correct is 13%.

List of possible Wordle words

Wordle uses a list of 2.315 possible words, although it accepts over 12.000 words as guessing words. Possibly new words will be introduced once the list of 2.315 words is about to be finished. Over 800 words have already been used.

Here you can find the list and a link to our definition pages where you will be able to find their meanings, synonyms, antonyms, examples and many more details.

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