essayer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

essay +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

essayer ‎(plural essayers)

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

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Denominal of essai < Late Latin exagium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

essayer

  1. (transitive) to test, to try on
  2. (with "de") to try, to attempt
    J'ai essayé d'apprendre le piano.

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Middle French[edit]

Verb[edit]

essayer

  1. (transitive) to test
  2. (with "de") to try

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.