9 Words You’ll Understand If You’re From Alaska

There are a handful of words that are commonly heard in an Alaskan conversation that you’re less likely to hear in other states. From the ALCAN highway to subsistence, floatplanes, and mudflats, Alaskan’s have a variety of words that correlate with their one of a kind lifestyle.

If you’re from Alaska or have spent time in the state, check to see if any of these words are familiar to you! Some of the words are used in other places, of course, but they will undoubtedly be understood by Alaskans all over the state.

What other words would you add to this list?