TYPE key

Returns the string representation of the type of the value stored at key. The different types that can be returned are: string, list, set, zset and hash.

*Return value

Simple string reply: type of key, or none when key does not exist.

*Examples

redis>  SET key1 "value"
"OK"
redis>  LPUSH key2 "value"
(integer) 1
redis>  SADD key3 "value"
(integer) 1
redis>  TYPE key1
"string"
redis>  TYPE key2
"list"
redis>  TYPE key3
"set"
redis>