requiescat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First word of the Latin phrase requiēscat in pāce (may he/she rest in peace). The Latin word requiēscat means "he may rest" and is a form of the Latin verb requiēscō (I rest, I repose).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

requiescat (plural requiescats)

  1. A prayer for the peaceful repose of the soul of a dead person

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

requiēscat

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of requiēscō