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Meaning

In Japanese,失 means “to lose”.

How to read it:

Kunyomi:うしな
Onyomi:しつ

How to write it:

How to use it:

Kunyomi:
信用(しんよう)を失(うしな)う→to lose someone’s trust
 
Onyomi:
失敗(しっぱい)する→to fail
人間(にんげん)失格(しっかく)→no longer human

Origin:

You can see that someone dropped something.
So 失 means “to lose” .

Development:

As you know the origin of this kanji,now you can remember it easier.
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