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φάτις [α^], : acc. φάτιν: voc.
A.φάτιS.OT151 (lyr.), “φάτιςId.Aj. 173 (lyr.): contr. acc. pl. “φάτι_ςPi.P.3.112 (s.v.l.): not found in any other cases: (φηυί):—poet. Noun, used also by Hdt.,
I. voice from heaven (not in Hom.), oracle,φ. ΔιόςS.OT151 (lyr.), cf. 1440, E.Supp.834 (lyr.); “ἀπὸ θεσφάτων τίς ἀγαθὰ φ. βροτοῖς στέλλεται;A.Ag.1132 (lyr.); “ἀπ᾽ οἰωνῶνS.OT310; “ΜουσάωνAr.Av.924 (lyr.); of a dream, A.Pers.227 (troch.); of the interpreter of dreams, ib. 521.
2. voice or saying among men, common talk, rumour,αἰσχυνόμενοι φάτιν ἀνδρῶν ἠδὲ γυναικῶνOd.21.323, cf. Sol.2.3; φ. ἀνθρώπους ἀναβαίνει ἐσθλή good report. Od.6.29; “εὐκλεήςE.Fr.242; “φ. βαρεῖαA.Ag.456 (lyr.); ἐπίψογος ib.611; “κακάS.Aj.186 (lyr.); φ. ἔτυμος, νημερτής, E.IA794 (lyr.), Lyc.1051; μαψίδιος, ψευδής, E.Hel.251 (lyr.), AP7.239 (Parmen.); in Doric Prose, PSI9.1091.5: c. gen. objecti, φ. μνηστήρων a report of the suitors, Od.23.362: but κατὰ τῶν ἱρέων τὴν φάτιν as the priests' story runs, Hdt.2.102; “ὡς φ. ὅρμηταιId.7.189; “φ. κρατεῖA.Supp.294; “ὥσπερ φ.S.OT715; “ὡς φ. ἀνδρῶνId.Ant. 829 (lyr.); “οὕτω φ. αὐδᾷE.Ion225 (lyr.): φ. μιν ἔχει the report goes of him . . , Hdt.7.3, cf. 8.94; “ἐχθρὰ Φάλαριν κατέχει φάτιςPi.P. 1.96: reversely, in same sense, “ἔχει τινὰ φάτιν ἀνὴρ ἘφέσιοςHdt.9.84, cf. E.Hel.l. c.: φάτιν ἀγγέλλειν, φέρειν, Batr. 138, A.Ag.9, etc.; “ἆραιS.Aj.191 (lyr.); καταβαλεῖν φ. ὡς . . Hdt.1.122; “κλύειν φάτινS.Aj.850; φ. ἐπέρχεται, ἦλθέ τινι, Id.Ant.700, E.Hipp.130 (lyr.); ἐς τοὺς δήμους φ. ἀπίκετο ὡς . . Hdt.1.60; ἐνθεῦτεν φ. κεχώρηκε ib.122; “ σ᾽ ἐπίανέν τις ἄπτερος φ.;A.Ag.276; proverb,φ. αὐτοῖσιν μαρτυρεῖHeraclit.34 (cf. Trag.Adesp.517).
3. subject of a saying or report, Νέστορα καὶ Σαρπαδόν᾽, ἀνθρώπων φάτις themes of many a tale, Pi.P.3.112 (s. v. l.); δέρκομαι φάτιν ἄφραστον a thing unspeakable, S.Tr.693.
II. speech. words, of a single person, Id.Ph.1045, El. 329,1213.
III. a name, Id.Fr.6.
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