YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

posterity
pɑː'stɛrɪtiː
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. All future generations.
  2. All of the offspring of a given progenitor.
Hyphenationpos•ter•i•ty
Part of Speech(名) noun
Matching Results
子孙zǐsūnoffspring; posterity
后裔hòuyìdescendant
后代hòudàiposterity; later periods; later ages; later generations
yìn(same as ) the succession in a family; posterity; heirs, to inherit; to follow after
zhòu(same as ) descendants; posterity, a helmet; a head-gear in ancient battles for protection
succession (to a title); to inherit; continuing (a tradition); posterity
后嗣hòusìheir; descendant; posterity
继嗣jìsìto continue; to continue a family line; posterity; heir
yìndescendant; heir; offspring; posterity; to inherit
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables