## SYNOPSIS

**[a] take(**

*Int x, [a] xs*

**)**

## ARGUMENTS

**x**
The number of elements to take

**xs**
The array of elements

## DESCRIPTION

Take the first
*x*
elements from an array, and return a new array, leaving the original unmodified. This is equivalent to
**subarray(xs,0,x) **

## AUTHORS

Kaya standard library by Edwin Brady, Chris Morris and others ([email protected]). For further information see http://kayalang.org/## LICENSE

The Kaya standard library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (version 2.1 or any later version) as published by the Free Software Foundation.## RELATED

**Array.subarray(3kaya)**