requiescat in pace

Latin phrase
re·​qui·​es·​cat in pa·​ce | \ ˌre-kwē-ˈes-ˌkät-in-ˈpä-ˌke How to pronounce requiescat in pace (audio) , ˌrā-kwē-ˈes-ˌkät-in-ˈpä-ˌchā How to pronounce requiescat in pace (audio) \

Definition of requiescat in pace

: may he/she rest in peace abbreviation RIP used on tombstones

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