Incorrect spelling, explanation: an English word medieval causes some spelling problems, especially the second part of it. Many users of English spell the word medieval as
medevil, which is wrong. The mistake is probably the result of the fact that it connotes the word devil. Nevertheless, the two words have nothing in common and the only correct spelling is medieval.
Correct spelling, explanation: medieval, which is an English adjective, comes from the Latin expression medium aevum. The phrase can be translated as middle age and appeared in English in the early 19th century. Medieval combines the words medi, which meant middle, and ev, which meant age. The precise meaning of medieval is of the Middle Ages.
Definition of medieval:
adjective – refers to the period in European history known as the Middle Ages,
It’s a charming town full of lovely, medieval buildings.
Phrases with medieval:
Some common phrases with medieval include: early medieval, late medieval, and medieval times.
The church and its simplicity is a good example of early medieval architecture.
Behind the hidden door, the researchers found a well-preserved, late medieval sculpture.
Medieval times are considered to have been one of the cruelest periods in world history.
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