descend from

1go or come down from 从…下来;传下来;遗传

He descended from the tower.他从塔上下来。

The ring has descended from her grandmother.这枚戒指是她祖母传下来的。

The sword descends from the Tang dynasty.这把剑是从唐朝传下来的。

2have one's family origin inoriginate from 是…的后裔

He claimed to have descended from the royal family.他自称是王族之后。

According to the Biblewe have all descended from Adam.按照《圣经》上的说法,我们都是亚当的后裔。