A.from or after a father, π. ἐκ γενεῆς ὀνομάζων naming him and giving his father's name, Il.10.68, cf. Hdt.3.1, Th.7.69, Pl.Ly.204e; τὸ μὲν π. ἐκ Διὸς εὔχονται on the father's side, Pi.O.7.23; εἴπερ . . ἔστ᾽ ἐμὸς τὰ π. S.Aj.547, cf. OC215 (lyr.); ἐν στήλῃ π. ἀναγραφῆναι to have one's name inscribed on a tablet with the addition of one's father's name, Hdt.6.14, cf. 8.90; γράψαι τοὔνομα π. καὶ φυλῆς καὶ δήμου to write one's name adding that of one's father, tribe, and township, Pl.Lg.753c, cf. OGI222.44 (Clazomenae, iii B. C.), Milet.3 No.152.93 (ii B. C.), etc.; “π. καὶ πατρίδος” PRev.Laws7.3 (iii B. C.).
2. coming from, sent by one's father, ἀνάγκα π., imposed by Zeus, Pi.O.3.28; “π. ἀλάστωρ” A.Ag.1507 (lyr.) ; π. εὐκταία φάτις a father's curse, Id.Th. 841 (lyr.).