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Historical Examples
  • tz Kung asked, saying: What may be said of a man who is beloved by all his fellow-townsmen?

  • tz Hsia, when governor of Ch-fu, asked for advice on government.

  • The text consists of a commination said to have been uttered by Lao tz, and directed against evil-doers of all kinds.

  • tz Kung said: I am anxious to avoid doing to others that which I would not have them do to me.

  • tz Kung was for doing away with the customary sacrifice of a sheep on the first day of the month.

  • tz Kung asked which was the man of greater worth, Shih or Shang.

  • tz Chang asked: What must a man do in order to be considered distinguished?

  • tz Lu asked if he should at once put the precepts which he heard into practice.

  • tz, do you look upon me as a man who has studied and retained a mass of various knowledge?

  • The Master said, tz'u, dost thou not take me for a man that has learnt much and thought it over?

tz in Technology

operating system
The Unix environment variable containing the current time zone identifier, e.g. "GMT", "EST".
In early versions of Unix this variable simply contained the standard identifier for the zone, an offset in hours from GMT and an identifier to use during daylight saving time (e.g. "GMT0BST"). In later systems it stores the name of a file containing the details of a particular zone such as the dates when DST is in force.
Unix manual page: ctime(3V).

The country code for Tanzania.

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