シツ, うしな.う, う.せる

lose, error, fault, disadvantage, loss

JLPT3 G4 S5 F447

The relevant seal inscription form is hand/action indicator + a line slanting downward → (by means of beating/flogging etc.) cause a person to *slip*/lose his footing (compare 跌) → *lose* → *miss* (an opportunity) → *mistake*.

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