envoyer

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French enveier, from Late Latin inviāre, from Latin via (road, path). Compare Spanish, Portuguese, Occitan, and Catalan enviar, Italian inviare. The irregularity on future and conditional stem were influenced by that of voir.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.vwa.je/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

envoyer

  1. to send
  2. (reflexive) to gulp down with relish

ConjugationEdit

This verb is one of a few verbs that conjugate like noyer, except in the future and conditional, where they conjugate like voir.

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