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Series.str.split(*args, **kwargs)

Split each string (a la re.split) in the Series/Index by given pattern, propagating NA values. Equivalent to str.split().


pat : string, default None

String or regular expression to split on. If None, splits on whitespace

n : int, default -1 (all)

None, 0 and -1 will be interpreted as return all splits

expand : bool, default False

  • If True, return DataFrame/MultiIndex expanding dimensionality.
  • If False, return Series/Index.

New in version 0.16.1.

return_type : deprecated, use expand


split : Series/Index or DataFrame/MultiIndex of objects