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Python Program to print pattern of letter Y

Python Program to print pattern of letter Y

Hello everyone! Welcome back to programminginpython.com. I am continuing with this pattern programming series, here I will tell you how to print the pattern of the letter Y. In the previous tutorials, I have shown you the patterns of letters A to W. Here it’s now time for Pattern Y. You can check the complete series on letter patterns here.

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Print Pattern Y – Code Visualization


Python program to print the pattern of letter Y


  • Read an input integer for asking the size of the letter using input()
  • Check if the entered number is greater than 8,
    • if yes, call the function print_pattern()
    • else, show a message to enter a number that is greater or equal to 8
  • print_pattern()
    • here we only do two things, print star(*) and print space( ), just writing conditions so the pattern of *‘s and ‘s will display the pattern Y
    • following are 4 conditions for printing *’s
      We have 2 loops, an outer loop() for rows, and an inner loop for columns.

      • # Outer for loop
        for row in range(n):
            # Inner for loop
            for column in range(n):
        • Print right-slanting line
          • row + column == n-1
        • print left-slanting line
          • row == column and row < n/2
    • print `  ` in remaining all cases.

Program on Github


__author__ = 'Avinash'

# Python3 program to print alphabet pattern Y

# *                      *
#   *                  *
#     *              *
#       *          *
#         *      *
#           *  *
#           *
#         *
#       *
#     *
#   *
# *

def print_pattern(n):

    for row in range(n):
        for column in range(n):
                    # right slanting line
                    (row + column == n-1) or

                    # left slanting line half
                    (row == column and row < n/2)

                print("* ", end=" ")
                print(" ", end=" ")

size = int(input("Enter any size: \t"))

if size < 8:
    print("Enter a number minimum of 8")


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Python Program to print pattern of letter Y
Python Program to print pattern of letter Y

Program on Github

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