to cover to veil, to hide; pp. guṇṭhita in paṃsu˚ covered with dust Pv.ii.3#5 (in Hardy’s conjecture for kuṇṭhita, q.v.) Also in cpd. paliguṇṭhita obstructed, entangled Snp.131 (mohena) where variant reading BB kuṇṭhita. Cp. o˚.
cp. Sk. guṇṭhayati Dhtp (563) & Dhtm (793) give both roots; guṇṭh & guṇḍ as syn. of veṭh