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How to get the native type of a value in JavaScript ?

  • Last Updated : 31 Mar, 2021
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JavaScript variables can store any type of value. The JavaScript typeof operator can be used to find out the native type of value.

It returns a string value indicating the type of the value.

Syntax:

typeof(value)

Example:

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <body>
    <h2>Function returns native type of the value</h2>
    <strong>Output: </strong><br />
    <div id="output"></div>
    <script>
      document.getElementById("output").innerHTML =
        typeof 98 + " " + typeof "geeksforgeeks" + " " + typeof null;
    </script>
  </body>
</html>

Output: 

Possible output values of typeof:

TypeResult
undefined“undefined”
null“object”
boolean“boolean”
number“number”
string“string”
symbol“symbol”
function“function”
object“object”

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