What is the significance (if any) of a repeated radical in a Kanji character?
I have been learning Kanji for almost a year now. In the early days my assumption would have been that repeating a radical would emphasise quantity/intensity/scale in an intuitive way such as with the following characters:
木 林 森
Now I am starting to come across Kanji with repeated radicals where the meaning (at least to me) isn't as obvious. I notice they almost always appear as adjacent pairs.
談 態 曜 歌