expression, Godan verb

  1. to turn pale, to lose color, to lose colour.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
 
 
色を失う いろをうしなう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

color
いろ ショク シキ (2nd, N4)
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
comma-design
ハ ともえ うずまき (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
sign of the snake or serpent, 9-11AM, sixth sign of Chinese zodiac
シ み (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
self
おのれ コ キ (6th, N1)
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)
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)