English/Spanish Cognate of the Day


nascent adj. – (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.





nascent (adj.) Look up nascent at Dictionary.com1620s, from Latin nascentem (nominative nascens) “arising young, immature,” present participle of nasci “to be born” (Old Latin gnasci; see genus). Related:Nascence (1560s); nascency.

Spanish:  nacer (to be born)

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