nech mu je zem ľahká*

* let the earth be light for him

Slovak Slovakia

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Everybody

This expression is used when someone dies. People use it to say they hope s/he rests in peace.

"Včera večer zomrel po ťažkom boji s rakovinou. Nech mu je zem ľahká."

"He died yesterday evening after a difficult battle with cancer. Let the earth be light for him."