descendant englannista suomeksi
One who is the progeny of a specified person, at any distance of time or through any number of generations.
''The patriarch survived many descendants: five children, a dozen grandchildren, even a great grandchild.''
''This famous medieval manuscript has many descendants.''
A later evolutionary type.
''Dogs evolved as descendants of early wolves.''
A language that is descended from another.
''English and Scots are the descendants of Old English.''
A word or form in one language that is descended from a counterpart in an ancestor language.
1993, Jens Elmegård Rasmussen, “The Slavic ''i''-verbs with an excursus on the Indo-European ''ē''-verbs”, in Bela Brogyanyi and Reiner Lipp (editors), ''Comparative-Historical Linguistics'', John Benjamins Publishing, (ISBN), page 479:
- The direct descendant of this form is the Slavic aorist: Sb.-Cr. ''nȍsī'', ''dȍnosī''.
(present participle of)
(which is) descending.