gothic vs medieval what difference

what is difference between gothic and medieval

English

Adjective

gothic (comparative more gothic, superlative most gothic)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Gothic

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English gothic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɔ.tɪk/
  • Hyphenation: go‧thic

Noun

gothic m (plural gothics)

  1. A goth, a member of gothic subculture.
  2. (uncountable) The goth subculture.


English

Alternative forms

  • (dated) mediaeval
  • (archaic) mediæval

Etymology

From French médiéval (medieval), from Latin medium (middle) + aevum (age).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌmɛd.i.ˈiː.vəl/, /ˌmiː.di.ˈiː.vəl/, /mɪd.ˈiː.vəl/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /mɪd.ˈi.vəl/, /ˌmɛdi.ˈi.vəl/

Adjective

medieval (comparative more medieval, superlative most medieval)

  1. Of or relating to the Middle Ages, the period from approximately 500 to 1500 AD.
  2. Having characteristics associated with the Middle Ages in popular, modern cultural perception:
    1. Archaic.
    2. Brutal.

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

medieval (plural medievals)

  1. Someone living in the Middle Ages.
  2. A medieval example (of something aforementioned or understood from context).

Translations


Aragonese

Adjective

medieval

  1. medieval

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /mə.di.əˈval/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /mə.di.əˈbal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /me.di.eˈval/
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective

medieval (masculine and feminine plural medievals)

  1. medieval

Derived terms

  • grec medieval

Galician

Adjective

medieval m or f (plural medievais)

  1. medieval

Portuguese

Adjective

medieval m or f (plural medievais, comparable)

  1. medieval

Romanian

Etymology

From French médiéval

Adjective

medieval m or n (feminine singular medievală, masculine plural medievali, feminine and neuter plural medievale)

  1. medieval

Declension


Spanish

Alternative forms

  • medioeval

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /medjeˈbal/, [me.ð̞jeˈβ̞al]

Adjective

medieval (plural medievales)

  1. medieval

Further reading

  • “medieval” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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