This code sample is adapted from Clifford B. Anderson and Joseph C. Wicentowski, XQuery for Humanists (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2020), 85. Download this code sample in its raw form. View the source on GitHub.

xquery version "3.1";

<p>Wicentowski is { fn:string-length("Wicentowski") }
    letters long in the Roman alphabet, but only
    { fn:string-length("ウィセントースキ") }
    in Japanese kana.</p>