hic requiescit in pace
[ heek re-kwee-e-sheet een pah-che ]
/ ˈhik ˈrɛ kwiˈɛ ʃit in ˈpɑ tʃɛ /
here rests in peace: a phrase used on tombstones before the name of the deceased.
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