Conjugation verb essayer in French

Model : marcher / balayer

Auxiliary : avoir

Other forms: s'essayer / ne pas essayer / ne pas s'essayer

The regular verbs of the 1st group follow this conjugation model (verbs ending in -er). Verbs ending in -ayer follow at the same time this model (il balaye) and the model of balayer (il balaie)

The verb has several variants of conjugation, which may correspond to different meanings. Please use the menu to select one or all variants.

  • il/elle essaye
  • nous essayons
  • vous essayez
  • ils/elles essayent
  • il/elle essaie
  • ils/elles essaient
  • j' essayais
  • tu essayais
  • il/elle essayait
  • nous essayions
  • vous essayiez
  • ils/elles essayaient
  • j' essayerai
  • tu essayeras
  • il/elle essayera
  • nous essayerons
  • vous essayerez
  • ils/elles essayeront
  • j' essaierai
  • tu essaieras
  • il/elle essaiera
  • nous essaierons
  • vous essaierez
  • ils/elles essaieront

Passé simple

  • il/elle essaya
  • nous essayâmes
  • vous essayâtes
  • ils/elles essayèrent

Passé composé

  • j' ai essayĂ©
  • tu as essayĂ©
  • il/elle a essayĂ©
  • nous avons essayĂ©
  • vous avez essayĂ©
  • ils/elles ont essayĂ©

Plus-que-parfait

  • j' avais essayĂ©
  • tu avais essayĂ©
  • il/elle avait essayĂ©
  • nous avions essayĂ©
  • vous aviez essayĂ©
  • ils/elles avaient essayĂ©

Passé antérieur

  • j' eus essayĂ©
  • tu eus essayĂ©
  • il/elle eut essayĂ©
  • nous eĂ»mes essayĂ©
  • vous eĂ»tes essayĂ©
  • ils/elles eurent essayĂ©

Futur antérieur

  • j' aurai essayĂ©
  • tu auras essayĂ©
  • il/elle aura essayĂ©
  • nous aurons essayĂ©
  • vous aurez essayĂ©
  • ils/elles auront essayĂ©
  • que j' essaye
  • que tu essayes
  • qu' il/elle essaye
  • que nous essayions
  • que vous essayiez
  • qu' ils/elles essayent
  • que j' essaie
  • que tu essaies
  • qu' il/elle essaie
  • qu' ils/elles essaient
  • que j' essayasse
  • que tu essayasses
  • qu' il/elle essayât
  • que nous essayassions
  • que vous essayassiez
  • qu' ils/elles essayassent
  • que j' eusse essayĂ©
  • que tu eusses essayĂ©
  • qu' il/elle eĂ»t essayĂ©
  • que nous eussions essayĂ©
  • que vous eussiez essayĂ©
  • qu' ils/elles eussent essayĂ©
  • que j' aie essayĂ©
  • que tu aies essayĂ©
  • qu' il/elle ait essayĂ©
  • que nous ayons essayĂ©
  • que vous ayez essayĂ©
  • qu' ils/elles aient essayĂ©

Conditionnel

  • j' essayerais
  • tu essayerais
  • il/elle essayerait
  • nous essayerions
  • vous essayeriez
  • ils/elles essayeraient
  • j' essaierais
  • tu essaierais
  • il/elle essaierait
  • nous essaierions
  • vous essaieriez
  • ils/elles essaieraient

Passé première forme

  • j' aurais essayĂ©
  • tu aurais essayĂ©
  • il/elle aurait essayĂ©
  • nous aurions essayĂ©
  • vous auriez essayĂ©
  • ils/elles auraient essayĂ©

Passé deuxième forme

  • j' eusse essayĂ©
  • tu eusses essayĂ©
  • il/elle eĂ»t essayĂ©
  • nous eussions essayĂ©
  • vous eussiez essayĂ©
  • ils/elles eussent essayĂ©
  • ayant essayĂ©
  • masc.sg.: essayĂ©
  • masc.pl.: essayĂ©s
  • fĂ©m.sg.: essayĂ©e
  • fĂ©m.pl.: essayĂ©es
  • ayons essayĂ©
  • ayez essayĂ©
  • avoir essayĂ©

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French verb conjugation for essayer

First group verb Conjugated with avoir English translation: to try essayer for a woman | 2 nd form | passive form | s'essayer | essayer ? | ne pas essayer | Print verb | Export to Word

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Verbs in -ayer have two ways to be conjugated : 1/ either they keep the y eveywhere : je paye... 2/ either they replace the y with a i in front of a silent e so in front of terminations e, es, ent, erai, erais : je paie. Remark the i to the two first plural persons to indicative imperfect and subjonctive present

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balayer - bayer - bégayer - brayer - déblayer - défrayer - délayer - effrayer - égayer - essayer - étayer - frayer - payer - rayer - réessayer - relayer

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French "essayer" conjugation, full conjugation of "essayer", translations for "essayer", indicatif présent, indicatif passé composé, indicatif imparfait, indicatif plus-que-parfait, indicatif passé simple, indicatif passé antérieur, indicatif futur, indicatif futur antérieur, subjonctif présent, subjonctif passé, subjonctif imparfait, subjonctif plus-que-parfait, conditionnel, conditionnel présent, conditionnel passé.

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Conjugation of the French verb essayer

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The essayer conjugation tables below show how to form the French verb essayer according to tense and person. To listen to the pronunciation of a given tense of essayer , click on the loudspeaker icon at the bottom of the table. See the notes on the conjugation of essayer at the end of this page.

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Essayer to try, to attempt

Essayer - indicative, essayer - perfect, essayer - subjunctive, essayer - conditional, essayer - imperative (commands).

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French Verb Conjugation Using "Essayer" (to Try)

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The French verb  essayer  means "to try." It's a simple word that can easily be confused with  essuyer  (to wipe) , so be sure to look and listen for that 'A' in  essayer .

In order to place  essayer  into the past, present, or future tense, the verb needs to be conjugated . Just follow along in this lesson and you'll be saying "tried" and "trying" in French before you know it.

Conjugating the French Verb  Essayer ​​

Essayer  is an optional stem-changing verb . Typically with verbs that end in - yer , the 'Y' has to change to an 'I' in certain forms. The rules are a little more casual with  essayer  as you'll see in the table. When there are two forms of the conjugation, you can use either.

The stem of  essayer  is  essay -. To this, a variety of infinitive endings is added that conform with the subject pronoun as well as the tense of the sentence. For instance, "I try" is " j'essaie " or " j'essaye ." Similarly, there are two options for "we will try": " nous essaierons " or " nous essayerons ."

All this leaves you with many words to memorize. The good news is that there are many opportunities to practice it and use  essayer  as you "try" things throughout your day.

The Present Participle of  Essayer

The  present participle  of essayer is  essayant . This is as simple as adding - ant  to the verb stem. Not only does it work as a verb, but it can also become an adjective, gerund, or noun when needed.

The Past Participle and Passé Composé

The  past participle   essayĂ©  is used to form the  passĂ© composĂ© , a common past tense form of "tried" in French. To use this, you'll also need to conjugate the  auxiliary verb   avoir . For example, "I tried" is " j'ai essayĂ© " and "we tried" is " nous avons essayĂ© ."

More Simple  Essayer  Conjugations to Know

When the action of trying is in some way questionable, you can turn to the subjunctive verb mood . Similarly, if it's dependent on something, the conditional verb mood is used.

With less frequency, you will come across the passĂ© simple or the imperfect subjunctive . These are mostly found in formal writing and will help considerably with reading comprehension.

To use  essayer  in commands or direct requests, turn to the imperative verb form . When using this, the subject pronoun is not required: use " essaie " instead of " tu essaie ."

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Remarques : Les formes conjuguées du verbe peuvent s'écrire avec un y ou un i devant e muet : il essaie ou il essaye, il essaiera ou il essayera . Attention au i après le y aux première et deuxième personnes du pluriel, à l'indicatif imparfait et au subjonctif présent : (que) nous essayions , (que) vous essayiez .

  • j' essaie / essaye
  • tu essaies / essayes
  • il, elle essaie / essaye
  • nous essayons
  • vous essayez
  • ils, elles essaient / essayent

- Imparfait

  • j' essayais
  • tu essayais
  • il, elle essayait
  • nous essayions
  • vous essayiez
  • ils, elles essayaient

- Passé simple

  • il, elle essaya
  • nous essayâmes
  • vous essayâtes
  • ils, elles essayèrent
  • j' essaierai / essayerai
  • tu essaieras / essayeras
  • il, elle essaiera / essayera
  • nous essaierons / essayerons
  • vous essaierez / essayerez
  • ils, elles essaieront / essayeront

- Passé composé

  • j' ai essayĂ©
  • tu as essayĂ©
  • il, elle a essayĂ©
  • nous avons essayĂ©
  • vous avez essayĂ©
  • ils, elles ont essayĂ©

- Plus-que-parfait

  • j' avais essayĂ©
  • tu avais essayĂ©
  • il, elle avait essayĂ©
  • nous avions essayĂ©
  • vous aviez essayĂ©
  • ils, elles avaient essayĂ©

- Passé antérieur

  • j' eus essayĂ©
  • tu eus essayĂ©
  • il, elle eut essayĂ©
  • nous eĂ»mes essayĂ©
  • vous eĂ»tes essayĂ©
  • ils, elles eurent essayĂ©

- Futur antérieur

  • j' aurai essayĂ©
  • tu auras essayĂ©
  • il, elle aura essayĂ©
  • nous aurons essayĂ©
  • vous aurez essayĂ©
  • ils, elles auront essayĂ©
  • que j' essaie / essaye
  • que tu essaies / essayes
  • qu'il, qu'elle essaie / essaye
  • que nous essayions
  • que vous essayiez
  • qu'ils, qu'elles essaient / essayent
  • que j' essayasse
  • que tu essayasses
  • qu'il, qu'elle essayât
  • que nous essayassions
  • que vous essayassiez
  • qu'ils, qu'elles essayassent
  • que j' eusse essayĂ©
  • que tu eusses essayĂ©
  • qu'il, qu'elle eĂ»t essayĂ©
  • que nous eussions essayĂ©
  • que vous eussiez essayĂ©
  • qu'ils, qu'elles eussent essayĂ©
  • que j' aie essayĂ©
  • que tu aies essayĂ©
  • qu'il, qu'elle ait essayĂ©
  • que nous ayons essayĂ©
  • que vous ayez essayĂ©
  • qu'ils, qu'elles aient essayĂ©
  • CONDITIONNEL
  • j' essaierais / essayerais
  • tu essaierais / essayerais
  • il, elle essaierait / essayerait
  • nous essaierions / essayerions
  • vous essaieriez / essayeriez
  • ils, elles essaieraient / essayeraient
  • j' aurais essayĂ©
  • tu aurais essayĂ©
  • il, elle aurait essayĂ©
  • nous aurions essayĂ©
  • vous auriez essayĂ©
  • ils, elles auraient essayĂ©
  • essaie / essaye
  • ayons essayĂ©
  • ayez essayĂ©
  • avoir essayĂ©
  • ayant essayĂ©

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Conjugation of the French Verb "Essayer"

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Mastering the French verb 'essayer' involves understanding its unique conjugation patterns, such as the optional 'y' to 'i' change in certain forms. This guide covers present, past, imperfect, conditional, and future tenses, as well as the use of the auxiliary verb 'avoir' in compound tenses. It also provides strategies to avoid common errors and enhance memorization of the correct forms, emphasizing the importance of pronunciation in the French language.

Regular -er Verb with Unique Characteristics

Meaning and usage of "essayer".

"Essayer" is a regular -er verb in French that means 'to try' and has a unique characteristic of changing 'y' to 'i' in certain forms

Optional 'y' to 'i' Change in Certain Tenses

Pronunciation and Spelling Changes

In the singular and third person plural forms of certain tenses, the 'y' in "essayer" may change to an 'i', affecting both pronunciation and spelling

Dual Spelling in First Person Singular Present Tense

The first person singular present tense of "essayer" can be spelled as 'j'essaie' or 'j'essaye', highlighting the intricacies of French orthographic conventions

Conjugation Patterns and Usage in Different Tenses

"Essayer" follows regular -er verb conjugation patterns, with the optional 'y' to 'i' change in some forms, and is used to describe actions or states occurring at the moment of speaking

Essential Tenses for Everyday Communication

Present tense conjugation.

The present tense conjugation of "essayer" is similar to that of other regular -er verbs, but with the optional 'y' to 'i' change in some forms

Passé Composé

The passé composé, formed with the auxiliary verb 'avoir' and the past participle 'essayé', is used to convey completed actions in the past

Imperfect Tense and Other Moods

Imperfect Tense

The imperfect tense, or imparfait, describes past actions that were ongoing or habitual

Subjunctive Mood

The subjunctive mood, expressing doubt, desire, or uncertainty, includes forms like 'que j'essaie' and 'que vous essayiez'

Conditional Mood

The conditional mood, used for hypothetical scenarios, is conjugated as 'j'essayerais' or 'vous essayeriez'

Future and Past Tenses

Future tense.

The future tense of "essayer" is formed by adding the appropriate endings to the infinitive and discusses future events

Plus-Que-Parfait

The plus-que-parfait, a form of the perfect tense, is constructed with the imperfect tense of 'avoir' and the past participle 'essayé', used for actions that had been completed before another past action

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In French, the verb 'essayer' translates to '______,' and it belongs to the ______-er verb category.

to try regular

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Optional 'y' to 'i' change in 'essayer'

Occurs in singular forms except nous/vous; 'j'essaie' or 'j'essaye'.

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Present tense usage in French

Describes actions/states at the moment of speaking; used daily.

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Dual spelling in French orthography

Some verbs like 'essayer' have two correct spellings; 'essaie' or 'essaye'.

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The ______ tense is used to express completed actions in the past with the verb 'essayer'.

passé composé

Imperfect Tense Usage

Describes ongoing/habitual past actions, sets scene for narratives.

Subjunctive Mood Function

Expresses doubt, desire, uncertainty, used in dependent clauses.

Conditional Mood Application

Used for hypotheticals, polite requests, and future events in the past.

To express future actions in French, 'essayer' changes to 'j'essaierai' for 'I will try', and 'ils/elles essaieront' for 'they will try'.

j'essaierai ils/elles essaieront

Essayer conjugation exception: 'y' to 'i' shift

In certain forms, 'essayer' changes 'y' to 'i' before a silent 'e'.

Essayer 1st person singular present tense: dual spelling

In present tense, 'essayer' can be spelled as 'j'essaie' or 'j'essaye'.

In the present tense 'nous' form of 'essayer', it's important to remember the double '______', and to use the correct auxiliary verb in compound tenses.

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Understanding the Basics of Essayer Conjugation in French

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Essayer – To try

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Essayer – To try

In today’s lesson we’ll have a look at the verb essayer , which means “to try”. For example, j’essaie d’apprendre le français (I try to learn French). Let’s jump right into the lesson!

Essayer - to try in French

Essayer – To try

Word origin.

The French verb essayer is related to the noun essai (try, attempt), which comes from the Latin verb exigere (to judge, examine, weigh) and noun exagium (weight, balance).

Present tense conjugation

Essayer is a regular ER verb. This means that its endings are the same as all other French regular ER verbs when conjugated in the present tense. Essayer has two accepted spelling patterns in the present tense. The pronunciations are the exact same.

J’essaie I try Tu essaies You try (singular, informal) Il, elle essaie He, she tries Nous essayons We try Vous essayez You try (plural, formal) Ils, elles essaient They try

J’essaye I try Tu essayes You try (singular, informal) Il, elle essaye He, she tries Nous essayons We try Vous essayez You try (plural, formal) Ils, elles essayent They try

Example sentences

In our first example sentence, essayer is simply “to try”. This example uses the word jamais (never), which we cover in our French negations lesson. This sentence is in the futur simple , a commonly used French future tense .

Si tu n’essaies pas , tu ne réussiras jamais .

If you don’ try, you’ll never succeed.

Essayer de + infinitive

In these two example sentences , essayer de + infinitive means “to try to do something”.

J’essaie de chanter la chanson mais c’est très difficile.

I try to sing the song but it’s very difficult.

Je vais essayer de terminer mon projet avant demain .

I’ll try to finish my project before tomorrow

Essayer + noun

In the next two examples, essayer is followed by a noun , meaning “to try something”. Essayer can also translate to “to test”. Hence, “I test the skis ” could also work as a translation for this next sentence.

The les in this example sentence is a direct object pronoun, meaning “them”. This post on our site covers object pronouns in depth.

J’essaie les nouveaux skis avant de les acheter .

I try the new skies before buying them.

Nous allons essayer le nouveau restaurant ce soir.

We are going to try the new restaurant tonight.

In French, the noun essai transaltes to “try” or “attempt” and is the origin of the English word “essay”.

Il a réussi son examen au troisième essai.

He passed the exam after the third try.

Et voilà ! You now know how to use essayer in French! Now check out our other lessons covering the verbs quitter (to leave), bosser (to work hard) and ranger (to tidy, put away).

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  • 1.1 Etymology
  • 2.1 Etymology
  • 2.2 Pronunciation
  • 2.3.1 Conjugation
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  • 3.1.1 Conjugation
  • 4.1.1 Synonyms

From essay +‎ -er .

essayer ( plural essayers )

  • ( obsolete ) One who performs an essay ; an experimenter .

Inherited from Middle French essayer , essaier , from Old French essaiier , essayer , essaier , from essay , essai ( “ attempt; assay; experiment ” ) + -er ( “ infinitive-forming suffix ” ) , from Late Latin exagium ( “ weight; weighing, testing on the balance ” ) , from Latin exigere + -ium , from ex- + agere , from Proto-Italic *agō , from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti .

Pronunciation

  • IPA ( key ) : /e.sÉ›.je/ , /e.se.je/
  • ( transitive ) to test , to try on Essayez cette chemise. ― Try this shirt on .
  • 2018 , Zaz, RĂ©signe-moi : J ’essaie vraiment d ’ t’aider sans m’oublier. I'm truly trying to help you without forgetting myself.
  • ( reflexive , transitive with Ă  ) to try one's hand at s’essayer Ă  quelque chose ― to try one's hand at something

Conjugation

This is a regular -er verb as far as pronunciation is concerned, but as with other verbs in -ayer (such as payer and essayer , the <y> of its stem may optionally be written as <i> when it precedes a silent <e> (compare verbs in -eyer , which never have this spelling change, and verbs in -oyer and -uyer , which always have it; verbs in -ayer belong to either group, according to the writer's preference).

Related terms

  • bien essayĂ©

Further reading

  • “ essayer ”, in TrĂ©sor de la langue française informatisĂ© [ Digitized Treasury of the French Language ] , 2012 .
  • ressaye , ressayĂ©

Middle French

  • ( transitive ) to test
  • ( with "de" ) to try
  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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essayer   n

  • indefinite singular of essay

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