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hic jacet

[ heek -yah-ket; English hik -jey-set ]
/ ˈhik ˈyɑ kɛt; English ˈhɪk ˈdʒeɪ sɛt /
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Latin.

here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones).

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hic jacet
/ Latin (hɪk ˈjækɛt) /

(on gravestones) here lies
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