to go down to, to “undergo,” incur, enter, come to; to suffer esp. with dukkhaṃ & similar expressions of affliction or punishment SN.iv.70 (dukkhaṃ); MN.i.337 sq. (id.); AN.i.251 (bandhanaṃ); Dhp.69 (dukkhaṃ = vindati, paṭilabhati Dhp-a.ii.50), Dhp.137; Cnd.199#4 (maraṇaṃ + maraṇamattam pi dukkhaṃ) Pv.iv.7#7 (pret. nigacchiṭṭha = pāpuṇi Pv-a.266).
Sk. nigacchati, ni + gacchati