SOUNDEX Function Syntax | Teradata Vantage - 17.10 - SOUNDEX Function Syntax - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
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English (United States)
SOUNDEX ( string_expression )

Syntax Elements

A character string or expression that contains a surname to be evaluated in simple Latin characters.
A simple Latin character is one that does not have diacritical marks such as tilde (~) or acute accent (´).
There are 26 uppercase simple Latin characters and 26 lowercase simple Latin characters.
SOUNDEX is case insensitive.
Embedded or trailing pad characters within character_string return an error to the requestor.