Dikos

The Navajo word dikos refers to a cough.

In some cases when the speaker is talking of themselves, the word may be diskos (I cough).

If you were to contract a cold, you could say dikos shidoolna’, which means approximately “I have a cough.” Dikos idoolna’ is a way of speaking about a cold more or less as a noun.

Cough medicine: dikos azee’.