See also: observó




  1. first-person singular present indicative form of observar



From ob- +‎ servō (watch, keep safe).



observō (present infinitive observāre, perfect active observāvī, supine observātum); first conjugation

  1. I observe, watch.
  2. I guard, keep watch over.
  3. I heed, regard, respect.
  4. I pay attention to.
  5. I notice, perceive.


   Conjugation of observō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present observō observās observat observāmus observātis observant
imperfect observābam observābās observābat observābāmus observābātis observābant
future observābō observābis observābit observābimus observābitis observābunt
perfect observāvī observāvistī observāvit observāvimus observāvistis observāvērunt, observāvēre
pluperfect observāveram observāverās observāverat observāverāmus observāverātis observāverant
future perfect observāverō observāveris observāverit observāverimus observāveritis observāverint
passive present observor observāris, observāre observātur observāmur observāminī observantur
imperfect observābar observābāris, observābāre observābātur observābāmur observābāminī observābantur
future observābor observāberis, observābere observābitur observābimur observābiminī observābuntur
perfect observātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect observātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect observātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present observem observēs observet observēmus observētis observent
imperfect observārem observārēs observāret observārēmus observārētis observārent
perfect observāverim observāverīs observāverit observāverīmus observāverītis observāverint
pluperfect observāvissem observāvissēs observāvisset observāvissēmus observāvissētis observāvissent
passive present observer observēris, observēre observētur observēmur observēminī observentur
imperfect observārer observārēris, observārēre observārētur observārēmur observārēminī observārentur
perfect observātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect observātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present observā observāte
future observātō observātō observātōte observantō
passive present observāre observāminī
future observātor observātor observantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives observāre observāvisse observātūrum esse observārī observātum esse observātum īrī
participles observāns observātūrus observātus observandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
observandī observandō observandum observandō observātum observātū

Derived termsEdit


  • Catalan: observar
  • English: observe
  • French: observer
  • Friulian: osservâ
  • Italian: osservare


  • observo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • observo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • observo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to pay respect to, be courteous to a person: aliquem colere et observare (Att. 2. 19)




  1. first-person singular present indicative of observar




  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of observar.