Verbs ending in -yer in the future tense in French

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Verbs ending in -yer in the future tense

In the future tense, to conjugate verbs that end in -YER, such as payer (to pay), replace the -YER ending with -IER and then add the future endings (-ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont). The same goes for ennuyer (to bore/irritate), nettoyer (to clean), etc.
essuyer en
J’essuierai
Tu essuieras
Il essuiera/elle essuiera
Nous essuierons
Vous essuierez
Ils essuieront/elles essuieront
payer en
Je paierai
Tu paieras
Il paiera/elle paiera
Nous paierons
Vous paierez
Ils paieront/elles paieront
Demain, Muriel et Marcel nettoieront la cuisine et Victor essuiera la vaisselle. Tomorrow, Muriel and Marcel will clean the kichen and Victor will do the dishes.
You can also keep the -y for verbs that end in -AYER, such as payer (to pay), balayer (to sweep), essayer (to try), etc.
Je paierai ou Je payerai I will pay.

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