|Oracle® OLAP DML Reference
11g Release 2 (11.2)
Part Number E17122-05
The SOUNDEX function returns a character string containing the phonetic representation of a text expression. This function lets you compare words that are spelled differently, but sound alike in English.
See:For a discussion of how the phonetic representation is constructed, see the SOUNDEX function in Oracle Database SQL Language Reference
The same data type as text_exp.
The expression for which you want a phonetic representation. It can be any of the text data types.