Meaning of the Sanskrit Word: pathanti

  paṭhanti—they study it    SB 2.1.26
  paṭhanti—are reciting    SB 5.2.9
  paṭhanti—it is said    SB 7.15.42
  paṭhanti—all the members of the old generation recite    SB 9.24.9

Can't find any compound Sanskrit words containing pathanti.