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jmdict 2724940 Active (id: 1101826)
<entry>
<ent_seq>2724940</ent_seq>
<k_ele>
<keb>敵に塩を送る</keb>
</k_ele>
<k_ele>
<keb>敵に塩を贈る</keb>
</k_ele>
<r_ele>
<reb>てきにしおをおくる</reb>
</r_ele>
<sense>
<pos>&exp;</pos>
<pos>&v5r;</pos>
<s_inf>from Uesugi Kenshin sending salt to his enemy, Takeda Shingen, when Takeda's salt supply had been cut off</s_inf>
<gloss>to save an enemy from trouble instead of taking advantage of their weakness</gloss>
<gloss>to show humanity even to one's enemy</gloss>
<gloss>to help one's enemy in difficulty</gloss>
</sense>
</entry>



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