What is Washington’s state motto and what does it mean? “Al-ki” or “Alki”
Al-ki or Alki is an Indian word meaning “bye and bye.” This motto first appeared on the territorial seal designed by Lt. J.K.
Why is Washington state motto? The state motto of Washington is “Alki,” a Native American Chinook word that means “bye and bye,” “I will see you again,” “future hope,” or “eventually.” The motto Alki comes from a group of early settlers from New York who named their new settlement “New York” in honor of the east coast’s great city.
What is the weirdest state motto? 1. Connecticut – Qui transtulit sustinet, He who transplanted sustains. Our oldest state motto, created in 1662, has survived over three centuries despite being perfectly ambiguous, just like Connecticut itself, which, as one drives along I-95, could be mistaken for a large county in New York, or maybe Massachusetts.
What is the state motto of all 50 states?
|State||Motto||Translation (If applicable)|
|Arizona||Ditat Deus||(Latin, “God enriches”)|
|Arkansas||Regnat populus||(Latin, “The people rule”)|
|California||Eureka||(Greek, “I have found it”)|
|Colorado||Nil sine numine||(Latin, “Nothing without Providence” or “Nothing without the Deity”)|