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metaphone

Calculate the metaphone key of a string

Syntax

metaphone ( string $str [, int $phonemes = 0 ] ) : string

Parameters

str

The input string.

phonemes

This parameter restricts the returned metaphone key to phonemes characters in length. The default value of 0 means no restriction.

Return

Returns the metaphone key as a string, or FALSE on failure.

Examples

str

<?

$str = 'programming';

$return = metaphone($str);

echo $return;

?>
PRKRMNK

phonemes

<?

$str = 'programming';
$phonemes = 5;

$return = metaphone($str, $phonemes);

echo $return;

?>
PRKRM

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