What does the french word quel mean in English?
It depends on the context either which or what Quel homme es-tu vu ? : which man did you see? Quel est la nom de cet homme ? : what is the name of this man? Quel homme ! : what a man ! Quel is used when the object of the question is masculine singular, for feminine: quelle, plural: quels/quelles
How old are you is an English eqiuvalent of 'Quel age as-tu'. The words in French are pronounced 'keh-lah-zhah-too'. In the word by word translation, the masculine interrogative 'quel' means 'which'. The masculine gender noun 'age' means 'age'. The verb 'as' means '[you] are having, do have, have'. The personal pronoun 'tu' means 'you'.