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SOUNDEX()

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Scalar function that returns the Soundex value for a string.

Supported in SQL:

Yes

Supported in Navigational:

Yes

Syntax

SOUNDEX( <cStr> ) à cSoundex

Parameters

<cStr>

The string to compute a Soundex value for.

Return Value

A string in the form <letter><digit><digit><digit>

Remarks

The soundex function returns a four-digit phonetic encoding of the given string.

See Also

DIFFERENCE()