hic jacet
I. noun Etymology: Latin, literally, here lies Date: 1654 epitaph II. foreign term Etymology: Latin here lies — used preceding a name on a tombstone

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  • hic jacet — [ ikʒasɛt] loc. ÉTYM. 1873; mots lat. signifiant « ici (hic) est étendu »; de jacere. → Gésir. ❖ ♦ Formule qui se place souvent en tête d une épitaphe. ☑ Loc. lat. Hic jacet lepus « c est là que gît le lièvre », locution par laquelle on signale… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hic jacet — лат. (хик яцэт) здесь покоится (начало надгробных надписей). Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • hic jacet — Latin, here lies, commonly the first words of Latin epitaphs …   Etymology dictionary

  • hic jacet — [hik′ jā′sət] n. [L] 1. here lies: a tombstone inscription 2. an epitaph …   English World dictionary

  • hic jacet* — hic ja•cet [[t]ˈhik ˈyɑ kɛt[/t]] eng. [[t]ˈhɪk ˈdʒeɪ sɛt[/t]] Latin. fot here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones) …   From formal English to slang

  • hic jacet —    here lies ; epitaph.    ♦ hic sepultus, here is buried …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hic jacet — /heek yah ket/; Eng. /hik jay set/, Latin. here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones). * * * …   Universalium

  • hic jacet — [hɪk dʒeɪsɛt, jakɛt] noun literary an epitaph. Origin L., here lies , the first words of a Latin epitaph …   English new terms dictionary

  • hic jacet — n. an epitaph. Etymology: L, = here lies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hic et nunc — Liste des locutions latines Voir « Locutions latines&# …   Wikipédia en Français

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