Founder vs Hayk - What's the difference?

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As a noun founder

is one who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom something originates; one who endows or founder can be the iron worker in charge of the blast furnace and the smelting operation.

As a verb founder

is of a ship, to fill with water and sink.

As a proper noun hayk is

(armenian mythology) the legendary patriarch and founder of the armenian nation.

founder

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who founds, establishes, and erects; one who lays a foundation; an author; one from whom something originates; one who endows.
  • (genetics) Someone for whose parents one has no data.
  • Antonyms
    * (one who founds) ruiner

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The iron worker in charge of the blast furnace and the smelting operation.
  • * 1957 , H.R. Schubert, History of the British Iron and Steel Industry , p. 161.
  • The term 'founder' was applied in the British iron industry long afterwards to the ironworker in charge of the blast furnace and the smelting operation.
  • One who casts metals in various forms; a caster.
  • a founder of cannon, bells, hardware, or printing types

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • Of a ship, to fill with water and sink.
  • * 1719 ,
  • We were not much more than a quarter of an hour out of our ship but we saw her sink, and then I understood for the first time what was meant by a ship foundering in the sea.
  • To fall; to stumble and go lame, as a horse.
  • To disable or lame (a horse) by causing internal inflammation and soreness in the feet or limbs.
  • To fail; to miscarry.
  • * Shakespeare
  • All his tricks founder .

    Usage notes

    Frequently confused with flounder. Both may be applied to the same situation, the difference is the severity of the action: floundering'' (struggling to maintain position) comes first, followed by ''foundering (losing it by falling, sinking or failing).

    Anagrams

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    hayk

    English

    (wikipedia Hayk)

    Alternative forms

    * (l) * (l)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Armenian mythology) The legendary patriarch and founder of the Armenian nation.
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