JMdictDB - Japanese Dictionary Database

Entries

Search | Advanced Search | New Entry | Submissions | Help
Login for registered editors
Username:
Password:
jmdict 2724940 Active (id: 1101826)
2724940 jmdict A [id=1101826]
敵に塩を送る;敵に塩を贈る
てきにしおをおくる
[1][exp,v5r]
  [note="from Uesugi Kenshin sending salt to his enemy, Takeda Shingen, when Takeda's salt supply had been cut off"]
  to save an enemy from trouble instead of taking advantage of their weakness; to show humanity even to one's enemy; to help one's enemy in difficulty



View entry in alternate formats: jel | edict | jmdict xml | jmnedict xml | jmdictdb xml