Definition of Lao-tzu

1. Noun. Chinese philosopher regarded as the founder of Taoism (6th century BC).

Exact synonyms: Lao-tse, Lao-zi
Generic synonyms: Philosopher



Definition of Lao-tzu

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Laozi) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lao-tzu

Lansium domesticum
Lanterman
Lanterman's incisures
Lanterman's segments
Lanthanotidae
Lanthanotus
Lanthanotus borneensis
Lanz
Lanzarote
Lanzhou
Lao
Lao-Tsu
Lao-Tzu
Lao-tse
Lao-tzu
Lao-zi
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lao Tse
Lao Tu
Lao Zi
Laocius
Laocoön
Laodicean
Laodiceans
Laois
Laos
Laosi
Laotian
Laotian capital

Literary usage of Lao-tzu

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Gems of Chinese Literature by Herbert Allen Giles (1884)
"When Lao Tzu died, and Ch'in Shih went to mourn,* the latter uttered three yells and departed. A disciple asked him, saying, " Were you not our Master's ..."

2. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1901)
"Without descending to special pleading, this may well have been some book dealing with the teachings of Lao Tzu. . . . "Of Huai Nan Tzu, who lived in the ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1876)
"GAUTAMA AND lao-tzu.* BOTH India and China shared in the great movement of ... London. John Chalmers: ToM-tt-King. London. T. Walters: lao-tzu. London. ..."

4. The Natural Philosophy of Chu Hsi (1130-1200) by Yung Sik Kim (2000)
"Chu Hsi frequently noted the ideas of immortals and "long life" (ch'ang-sheng) contained in the lao-tzu.323 He even said that "lao-tzu only wanted a long ..."

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