In this symbol, the verb to hide is combined with a pictograph of a cover. The cover glyph shares a common origin with the Chinese character mì 冖.
Suggested translations are screened off or concealed.
Illustrative Text Reference:
Mohenjo-daro: Seal: M-1720 a: Asko Parpola, B. M. Pande, and Petteri Koskikallio, 2010: Corpus of Indus Seals and Inscriptions: Volume 3,1: Page 29: New material, untraced objects, and
collections outside India and Pakistan: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia.
Indus Script Sign Number 139: Sign List of the Indus Script: Iravatham Mahadevan, 1977: The Indus Script: Texts, Concordance and Tables: The Director General Archaeological Survey of India.