(an onomatopoeic word used to imitate or represent a hiccup.)
[heek et oo-bee-kwe; English hik et yoo-bahy-kwee] /ˈhik ɛt uˈbi kwɛ; English ˈhɪk ɛt yuˈbaɪ kwi/
here and everywhere.
[heek yah-ket; English hik jey-set] /ˈhik ˈyɑ kɛt; English ˈhɪk ˈdʒeɪ sɛt/
here lies (often used to begin epitaphs on tombstones).
[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.
a representation of the sound of a hiccup
(on gravestones) here lies
imitation of the sound of hiccuping, attested by 1883 (see hiccup).
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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