Azee’

This is the Navajo word for medicine. Azee’ is a derivative of the Navajo word for mouth, which is azéé’, since many medicines are taken orally.

Azee’ ííł’íní is like saying “the one that makes medicine” and is indicative of an occupation in the medical field.

Azee’ ál’į́ is also a way you can say “medical hospital”.

Since azee’ derives from azéé’, it can also take on other meanings. For example, azee’ dích’íí’ is a reference to chili, which is something that makes the mouth bitter or feel harsh.