coming into being; at the earliest stage
Under the influence of his nascent interest in Hindi, he bought a dictionary, a grammar, and ten novels.
nasci (to be born) (Latin)
nascent = new + existent "new soul sent". to earth nai (new) scent. which comes new into existence it has the word SCENT in it, SCENT daalo to smell comes into existence this word is derived from the latin word nasci- which means being born