5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N3

lose, error, fault, disadvantage, loss

  • うしな to lose
  • せる to disappear, to vanish, to fade away
  • シツ loss (of something), disadvantage

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Character Breakdown

lose, error, fault
うしな.う シツ う.せる (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
husband, man
フ おっと フウ (4th, N3)
large, big
ダイ おお- うふ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 5931
JIS X 0208 1-28-26
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 178
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1141
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3511
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4325
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2189
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 5844
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 311
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 311
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 418
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 447
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 529
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 452
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 346
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 594
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 3.13
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 413
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 853
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a5.28
Four corner code 2503.0
De Roo Code 2463