nasc-, nat-

(Latin: born, birth)

Nascentes morimur finisque ab origine pendet. (Latin proverb)
Translation: "From the moment of birth, we begin to die and the end hangs from the beginning."

An alternate meaning: "Every day, starting from birth, we die a little."

natal
naticide
1. One who kills his/her child.
2. The killing of a new-born child.
nation
Etymology: from Old French nacion, from Latin nationem, natio, "nation, stock, race"; literally, "that which has been born," from natus, past participle of nasci, "to be born".

The political sense has gradually taken over from the racial meaning of "large group of people with common ancestry".

national
nationalism
nationalist
nationality
nationalization
nationalize
nationally
native
natively
nativity
natural

Related "birth, born, childbirth, offspring" words: abort-; feto-; lochio-; proli-; toco-, toko-.