mfn. (equalsgūḍhotpanna-) born privately (a son born during the absence of the husband, the real father being unknown;one of the 12 forms particularised in Hindu law, the child belonging to the husband of the disloyal wife)
गूढ p. p. [गुह्-क्त] 1 Hidden, concealed, kept secret. -2 Covered. -3 Invisible, latent. -4 Secret, private. -5 Disguised. -ढम् 1 A solitary or private place. -2 A private part. -3 A mystery. -4 One of the शब्दालङ्कारs. ind. Secretly; संवत्सरं तत्र विहृत्य गूढम् Mb.3.176.1. -Comp. -अङ्गः a tortoise. -अङ्घ्रिः a snake. -अर्थ a. having a hidden meaning (cf. ˚चन्द्रिका-तत्त्वदीपिका-दीपिका &c. N. of different commentaries). -र्थः the hidden or mystic sense; A. L. -आत्मन् (the compound word being गूढोत्मन् thus accounted for in Sk.; भवेद् वर्णागमाद् हंसः सिंहो वर्णविपर्ययात् । गूढोत्मा वर्णविकृतेर्वर्णलोपात्पृषोदरः) the Supreme soul. -आलेख्यम् Cipher writing; Kau. A.1.12. -उत्पन्नः, -जः one of the 12 kinds of sons in Hindu-law; he is a son born secretly of a woman, when her husband is absent, the real father being unknown; गृहे प्रच्छन्न उत्पन्नो गूढजस्तु सुतः स्मृतः Y.2.129; Ms.9.159,17. -चार -चारिन् a. going about secretly; Y.2.268. (-m.) a spy, secret emissary. -नीडः the wag-tail. -पथः 1 a hidden path. -2 a by-path. -3 the mind, intellect. -पाद्, -पादः a snake. -पुरुषः a spy, secret emissary, disguised agent; गूढपुरुषोत्पत्तिः Kau. A.1.11. -पुष्पकः the Bakula tree. -भाषितम् secret intelligence, private communication. -मार्गः 1 a passage under-ground. -2 a defile. -मैथुनः a crow. -वर्चस् m. 1 'a concealed witness', one placed to overhear secretly what has been said by the defendant. -2 a frog. -a. of concealed glory; तल्लक्षणज्ञा अपि गूढवर्चसम् Bhāg. 1.19.28.
अगूढ a. Not hidden, or concealed, manifest, clear: ˚सद्भावम् Real state unconcealed, अगूढसद्भावमितीङ्गितज्ञया निवोदितो नैष्ठिकसुन्दरस्तया Ku.5.62. -Comp. -गन्ध a. having an unconcealed smell. (-न्धः) Asafœtida (the smell of which is not easily concealed). [Mar. हिंग]. -भाव a.. 1 having an open or unreserved disposition. -2 having an obvious meaning or import.
pp. (√ guh) n. mystery; secret: lc. secretly; -katurtha-pâda-prahelikâ-pra dâna, n. propounding a riddle in which the fourth pâda is concealed; -kâra, m. spy; -kârin, a. going about secretly ordisguised; -ga, a. begotten in secret (not by the husband); -tâ, f. secretness: in. secretly; -tva, n. id.; -pâda, a. whose feet are covered with (--°ree;); -purusha, m. spy; -maithuna, n. secret copu lation; -vasati, f. dwelling in secret.
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