numpy.core.defchararray.split(a, sep=None, maxsplit=None)[source]

For each element in a, return a list of the words in the string, using sep as the delimiter string.

Calls str.rsplit element-wise.


a : array_like of str or unicode

sep : str or unicode, optional

If sep is not specified or None, any whitespace string is a separator.

maxsplit : int, optional

If maxsplit is given, at most maxsplit splits are done.


out : ndarray

Array of list objects

See also

str.split, rsplit