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   $input as xs:string?,
   $pattern as xs:string,
   [$flags as xs:string]
) as xs:string*


Returns a sequence of strings constructed by breaking the specified input into substrings separated by the specified $pattern. The specified $pattern is not returned as part of the returned items.

input The string to tokenize.
pattern The regular expression pattern from which to separate the tokens.
flags The flag representing how to interpret the regular expression. One of "s", "m", "i", or "x", as defined in http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/#flags.


fn:tokenize("this is a string", " ")

=> returns the sequence ("this", "is", "a", "string")

fn:tokenize("this is a string", " ")[last()]

=> string

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