Ennuyerais vs ennuieras

RebeccaB2Kwiziq community member

Ennuyerais vs ennuieras

In the above examplers, it shows both "payeras" and "paieras" as being valid.

So why is "Je m'ennuierai à cette fête" considred correct, while "

Je m'ennuyerai à cette fête" was not?

Is it only "-ayer" verbs that allow the two alternatives?

 

Asked 1 month ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Rebecca, yes, it is only ‘-ayer’ verbs that have this particular alternative. 

From the lesson : 

“ 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) “ 

Many dictionaries, Laura Lawless and other sites have conjugation tables that are useful references :

 Conjugate semi-regular -oyer/-ayer/-uyer verbs in the future tense in French (Le Futur Simple) 

https://www.wordreference.com/conj/frverbs.aspx?v=payer

 https://www.lawlessfrench.com/verb-conjugations/ennuyer/

 https://www.wordreference.com/conj/frverbs.aspx?v=ennuyer

 https://www.lawlessfrench.com/verb-conjugations/payer/

Ennuyerais vs ennuieras

In the above examplers, it shows both "payeras" and "paieras" as being valid.

So why is "Je m'ennuierai à cette fête" considred correct, while "

Je m'ennuyerai à cette fête" was not?

Is it only "-ayer" verbs that allow the two alternatives?

 

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