Common Discussion

Regular may be translted into the following:

  • 正規
  • 正則
  • 規則 (noun, means rule)
  • 常規

Expression may be translted into the following:

  • 表示式
  • 表示法
  • 表達式
  • 運算式 (generally used on mathematics and programming)

So there are sixteen combinations for Regular Expression.

Popularity Study

We use Google to discover the popularity of each translation. If there is no good reason, it is a good idea to adopt the most popular one.

Google Search Result
Term Hit@2005/12/30 Comment
正規表示式 6610most popular in Traditional Chinese community
正則表示式 89
規則表示式 174
常規表示式 329
正規運算式 432
正則運算式 864
規則運算式 547
常規運算式 49
正規表達式 1030
正則表達式 2080
規則表達式 209
常規表達式 60
正規表示法 4330
正則表示法 2
規則表示法 103
常規表示法 387

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