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the book is "草書禮部韻寳" by emperor 仁宗 of 宋 dynasty. it's for looking up how a chinese character appears in 草書 (cursive script), as you know, ordered according to rime. well, it's a calligraphy dictionary. you look up a character, see how it's in 草書, nothing more; no explanation, no 反切. if you're looking for a rime dictionary, you may download all 5 volumes ...
This T-shirt has printed the words in a wrong order.It should be :今日娱乐节目 （today entertainment program）
今日娱乐节目in plain English means 'Today's entertainment programmes' '节目'usually means TV Programmes.
Based on my understanding: it should meaning "今日娱乐节目".
Well, each character you mentioned has multiple meanings. In my opinion: 神 here doens't mean god but means mind/consciousness. 经 means "passing by" as you said but it's a noun here. So put them together it means the pathway of mind/consciousness, which is nerve.
There are multiple definitons for 神. One of them can explain why 神经 means nerves/neurons: 心思，心力，注意力：劳～。凝～。～魂颠倒。 That is, 神 is used to express "thought", "mental", "attention". Therefore 神经 means "thought/mental/attention pathway", which is a pretty good description of nerves/neurons. As for why 神 means that as well as things like "god" and "...
From baidu baike, the term "吉庆有余" share the same meaning with "吉庆有鱼", which has the meaning to be auspicious or lucky. The term "吉庆有余" derives from traditional Han's auspicious symbol. The term "吉庆" in "吉庆有余" means auspicious. Here is the evidence: From baidu baike, in the 《琵琶记·旌表》 written by 高明, there is a sentence: "祥瑞如此，吉庆必来。" My mandarin chinese ...
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