Conjugate semi-regular -oyer, -ayer, -uyer verbs in Le Futur (future tense)

To conjugate verbs ending in -ayer/-oyer/-uyer in Futur Simple, the only exception to the rule of regular -ER verbs is that the y of the infinitive becomes an i in Futur Simple.

ATTENTION:
This rule doesn't apply to envoyer and derivatives (See Conjugate voir and envoyer in Le Futur (future tense))

ESSAYER (to try)

j'essaierai
tu essaieras
il/elle/on essaiera  
nous essaierons
vous essaierez
ils/elles essaieront

ATTENTION:
Verbs in -AYER, in spoken French (included written dialogue in a play for example) also accept an alternative version where the y is kept (and also pronounced differently):

Quand paieras-tu cette facture ?When will you pay that bill?

Quand payeras-tu cette facture ?When will you pay that bill?

Ils balaieront le sol avant que nous ne venions.They will sweep the floor before we come.

Ils balayeront le sol avant que nous ne venions.They will sweep the floor before we come.

You don't pronounce the e after the i.

Here are more examples:

Je nettoierai l'appart pendant que tu seras partie.I will clean the flat while you're gone.

Il essuiera ses pieds sur le paillasson avant d'entrer.He will wipe his feet on the mat before coming in.

Nous nous ennuierons à cette soirée.We will get bored at this party.

Vous paierez votre tournée ?Will you buy your round?

 

Common -AYER / -OYER / -UYER verbs

essayer (to try)
payer (to pay) 
employer (to use/employ)
se noyer (to drown)
nettoyer (to clean)
essuyer (to wipe)
s'ennuyer (to be/get bored)

See also Conjugate regular -er and -ir verbs in Le Futur (future tense)

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Nous nous ennuierons à cette soirée.We will get bored at this party.
Ils balayeront le sol avant que nous ne venions.They will sweep the floor before we come.
Il essuiera ses pieds sur le paillasson avant d'entrer.He will wipe his feet on the mat before coming in.
Quand payeras-tu cette facture ?When will you pay that bill?
Quand paieras-tu cette facture ?When will you pay that bill?
Ils balaieront le sol avant que nous ne venions.They will sweep the floor before we come.
Je nettoierai l'appart pendant que tu seras partie.I will clean the flat while you're gone.
Vous paierez votre tournée ?Will you buy your round?
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