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Here, we will learn by example, how to pass the strong value to the function in Python?
Submitted by IncludeHelp, on September 06, 2018

We have to define a function that will accept string argument and print it. Here, we will learn how to pass string value to the function?


str = "Hello world"

Function call:

"Hello world"


# Python program to pass a string to the function

# function definition: it will accept 
# a string parameter and print it 
def printMsg(str):
	# printing the parameter 
	print str

# Main code 
# function calls 
printMsg("Hello world!")
printMsg("Hi! I am good.")


Hello world!
Hi! I am good.

Write function that will accept a string and return total number of vowels

# function definition: it will accept 
# a string parameter and return number of vowels 
def countVowels(str):
	count = 0
	for ch in str:
		if ch in "aeiouAEIOU":
			count +=1 
	return count 

# Main code 
# function calls 
str = "Hello world!"
print "No. of vowels are {0} in \"{1}\"".format(countVowels(str),str)

str = "Hi, I am good."
print "No. of vowels are {0} in \"{1}\"".format(countVowels(str),str)


No. of vowels are 3 in "Hello world!"
No. of vowels are 5 in "Hi, I am good."

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