I suppose the meaning must be something like 'easy' or 'okay' or 'I see' or but there are tons of possibilities.

The sound of it is pretty much like the German word "lecker".

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    Maybe you could find a and post a link to eg a youtube clip where you can hear this phrase ? – Greg Apr 8 '19 at 7:29
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    I think you might have heard "D'accord", I don't see anything closer. – Teleporting Goat Apr 8 '19 at 7:37
  • @TeleportingGoat Ah yes, maybe "L'accord", that could be it! Thanks – JMT Apr 8 '19 at 11:38
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    L'accord doesn't make sense, d'accord does a lot. – jlliagre Apr 8 '19 at 11:44
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    @Survenant9r7 - /ˈlɛkɐ/. I heard that among people from south of France who have lived internationally for a long time. – JMT Apr 9 '19 at 0:39

There is only one expression that can be used as a filler in French and which phonetics is close enough to the German Lecker.

It is the expression d'accord, suggested by Teleporting Goat in his comment. D'accord meaning is close to Okay. It is commonly used either to tell you understand what was just said, or to ask if what you said is understood.

Here are some examples:

Emmanuel Macron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB4gkK4H3yE

Danyel Gérard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EF6huS24u8

Omar Sy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTWcQbUAZDQ

The other suggestion l'équerre is phonetically closer, but cannot be used as a filler where it would make absolutely no sense.


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