inception (n.) Look up inception at Dictionary.com
early 15c., "a beginning, a starting," from Old French inception and directly from Latin inceptionem (nominative inceptio) "a beginning; an undertaking," noun of action from past participle stem of incipere "begin, take in hand," from in- "in, on" (see in- (2)) + -cipere, comb. form of capere "take, seize," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp" (see capable).