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hic jacet

[heek yah-ket; English hik jey-set] /ˈhik ˈyɑ kɛt; English ˈhɪk ˈdʒeɪ sɛt/
Latin.
1.
here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones).
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hic jacet

/hɪk ˈjækɛt/
uknown
1.
(on gravestones) here lies
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Word Origin and History for hic jacet

Latin, hic iacet, "here lies," commonly the first words of Latin epitaphs; from demonstrative pronomial adjective of place hic "here" + iacet "it lies," from iacere "to lie, rest," related to iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)).

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