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πατρίς , ίδος, poet. fem. of πάτριος,
A.of one's fathers, πατρὶς αἶα, ἄρουρα, one's fatherland, country, Od.10.236, 20.193; “π. γαῖα24.322, Hes.Sc.1, 12, A.Th.585; γῆ π. S.OT641, Ar. Th.859 (paratrag.) ; π. πόλις the city of one's sires, Pi.O. 10(11).36.
II. Subst., = πάτρα 1, Il.5.213, Od.4.586, 9.34, Hdt.3.140, Th.6.69, etc.; κοινὴ π., i. e. the nether world, Plu.2.113c : prov., π. γάρ ἐστι πᾶσ᾽ ἵν᾽ ἂν πράττῃ τις εὖ, ubi bene, ibi patria, Ar.Pl.1151; simply, native town or village, UPZ 9.5 (ii B. C.), Ev.Marc. 6.1, etc. : pl., ἐν ταῖς αὑτῶν π. D.18.296, cf. 305, Pl.Plt. 308a, Hyp.Epit.10.
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