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<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>
<audit time="2012-06-22 22:13:22" stat="A" unap="true">
<upd_name>Paul Upchurch</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_refs>daij, Luminous
52k hits for "敵に塩を贈る"</upd_refs>
<audit time="2012-06-23 07:50:38" stat="A">
<upd_name>Jim Breen</upd_name>
<upd_email>...address hidden...</upd_email>
<upd_refs>ルミナス, 新和英中辞典, Daijr</upd_refs>
<upd_diff>@@ -18,0 +18,2 @@
+&lt;gloss&gt;to show humanity even to one's enemy&lt;/gloss&gt;
+&lt;gloss&gt;to help one's enemy in difficulty&lt;/gloss&gt;</upd_diff>

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