A Guide to Conjugating 'Balayer' (to Sweep)

Simple Conjugations for the French Verb 'Balayer'

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The French verb balayer means "to sweep." It's an optional stem-changing verb.

How to Conjugate the French Verb Balayer

In the present and subjunctive tenses, the y can change to an i (except for with nous and vous), but it's acceptable to keep the y. The i/y change is optional with all subject pronouns in the future and conditional tenses. These tables can help you learn how to conjugate balayer.

Present Future Imperfect Present participle
je balaye balaierai
balayerai
balayais balayant
tu balaies
balayes
balaieras
balayeras
balayais
il balaie
balaye
balaiera
balayera
balayait
nous balayons balaierons
balayerons
balayions
vous balayez balaierez
balayerez
balayiez
ils balaient
balayent
balaieront
balayeront
balayaient
Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
je balaie
balaye
balaierais
balayerais
balayai balayasse
tu balaies
balayes
balaierais
balayerais
balayas balayasses
il balaie
balaye
balaierait
balayerait
balaya balayât
nous balayions balaierions
balayerions
balayâmes balayassions
vous balayiez balaieriez
balayeriez
balayâtes balayassiez
ils balaient
balayent
balaieraient
balayeraient
balayèrent balayassent
Imperative
(tu) balaie / balaye
(nous) balayons
(vous) balayez

How to Use Balayer in the Past Tense

When using balayer in the past tense, you'll probably use the passé composé. Balayer uses the auxiliary verb avoir and its past participle is balayé

For example:

Il a balayé le sol après le diner. 
He swept the floor after dinner.