|Learn one Chinese Character a day - 惶|
From its Seal Script is composed of (which we have learnt - 心), and (which is 皇). So is also a Chinese character created with method Phonetic Complexes, as 煌. Actually 皇, 煌 and pronounces exactly the same. here denotes the feelings from heart, while denotes the pronunciation and more. actually depict the feeling of a person when he faces Emperor - Fear or Nervous.
while it evolved to Clerical Script, was simplified to , and was eventually further simplified to during Regular Script period. Whenever we see a in any Chinese characters, that denotes heart.
So 惶 means Fear or Nervous.
Finally time to enjoy a Chinese calligraphy with 惶 inside: