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From the Vocabulary from Classical Roots workbook.

primus

(Latin) First

post

(Latin) After

premier

(adjective) First in time or importance. (noun) A prime minister or head of state.

primate

(noun) 1. An archbishop or bishop who ranks highest among others. 2. A member of the order of animals that includes monkeys, apes, and humans.

prime

(noun) First in rank, excellence, quality, importance, or time. (adjective) Chief; most important. (verb) To prepare something or someone for use or action.

primeval

(adjective) Belonging to the first ages; ancient.

primordial

(adjective) Primeval; original; fundamental

posterior

(adjective) Situated behind or at the back.

posterity

(noun) 1. Future generations. 2. A person's descendants.

posthumous

(adjective) occurring or continuing after death, especially a work published after the author's death or a child born after the father's death.

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