What is a double consonants?
A double constant is a word with two of the same consonants together. Some examples are:
It depends what is meant by 'double consonants'. When teaching children to read, 'double consonants' such as -ch, -ng, -st, are taught. On this basis ... * ... the word 'spelling' has three double consonants (sp-e-ll-i-ng), and there are many more like that. IF we are searching for three pairs of repeated or doubled consonants, then try these... * Mississippi would fit the bill.(Mi-ss-i-ss-i-pp-i) Of course, this is a place name. Maybe that doesn't count…
It used to be the rule that you divide in the middle of the double consonants, but educational theory has moved away from this. Now, depending on which syllable is stressed, the division occurs either before or after the double consonant. The's not necessarily a right or wrong way. Some examples are listed here: bubb/le, hass/le, ev/ent/u/all/y.