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  • (Proto-Romance) IPA(key): /ˈsɪmɪlo/


similō (present infinitive similāre, perfect active similāvī, supine similātum); first conjugation (Late Latin)

  1. Alternative form of simulō (first att. 4th c. CE)[1]


   Conjugation of similō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present similō similās similat similāmus similātis similant
imperfect similābam similābās similābat similābāmus similābātis similābant
future similābō similābis similābit similābimus similābitis similābunt
perfect similāvī similāvistī similāvit similāvimus similāvistis similāvērunt,
pluperfect similāveram similāverās similāverat similāverāmus similāverātis similāverant
future perfect similāverō similāveris similāverit similāverimus similāveritis similāverint
passive present similor similāris,
similātur similāmur similāminī similantur
imperfect similābar similābāris,
similābātur similābāmur similābāminī similābantur
future similābor similāberis,
similābitur similābimur similābiminī similābuntur
perfect similātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect similātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect similātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present similem similēs similet similēmus similētis similent
imperfect similārem similārēs similāret similārēmus similārētis similārent
perfect similāverim similāverīs similāverit similāverīmus similāverītis similāverint
pluperfect similāvissem similāvissēs similāvisset similāvissēmus similāvissētis similāvissent
passive present similer similēris,
similētur similēmur similēminī similentur
imperfect similārer similārēris,
similārētur similārēmur similārēminī similārentur
perfect similātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect similātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present similā similāte
future similātō similātō similātōte similantō
passive present similāre similāminī
future similātor similātor similantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives similāre similāvisse similātūrum esse similārī similātum esse similātum īrī
participles similāns similātūrus similātus similandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
similandī similandō similandum similandō similātum similātū

Derived terms[edit]


  • Balkan Romance:
    • Romanian: semăna
    • Albanian: shëmbëllej
  • Gallo-Romance:
    • Catalan: semblar
    • Franco-Provençal: semblar
    • Old French: sembler (see there for further descendants)
    • Old Occitan: semblar (see there for further descendants)


  1. ^ Walther von Wartburg (1928–2002), “sĭmĭlare”, in Französisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 11: S–Si, page 627

Further reading[edit]

  • similo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • similo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • similo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette



símilo class 7 (plural tímilo class 8)

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.