YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

descent
dɪ'sɛnt
Main
Part of Speech(名) noun
Related Words
(Sorted by part of speech, numbered word sense.
May need to scroll content.)
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of changing your location in a downward direction.
    • Properties attributable to your ancestry.
    • A movement downward.
    • The descendants of one individual.
    • A downward slope or bend.
    • The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors.
    Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
    Chinese characters or pinyin syllables