to apply oneself to, to exert oneself to strive; usually in formula uṭṭhahati gh˚ vāyamati MN.i.86; SN.i.267 (yamati for vāy˚); Pp.51; or yuñjati gh˚ vāy˚ Ja.iv.131
■ Sdhp.426, Sdhp.450.

Sk. ghaṭate, to granth, cp. ganthati. The Dhtp gives two roots ghaṭ; of which one is explained by “ghāṭane” (No. 554), the other by “īhāyaṃ,” i.e. from exertion (No. 98)