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Python String | min()

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 07 Jan, 2018

min() is an inbuilt function in Python programming language that returns the minimum alphabetical character in a string.

Syntax:

min(string)

Parameter:
min() method takes a string as a parameter

Return value:



Returns a character which is alphabetically the lowest character in the string.

Below is the Python implementation of the method min()




# python program to demonstrate the use of 
# min() function 
  
# minimum alphabetical character in 
# "geeks" 
string = "geeks" 
print(min(string))
  
# minimum alphabetical character in 
# "raj"
string = "raj" 
print(min(string))

Output:

e
a

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