"Péter kit ismer?"
Translation:Who does Péter know?
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Would a Hungarian (or a Romanian for that matter) ever say Ki ismer (egy) Pétert? to mean "who here knows a Peter/who here has met somebody named Peter in their lives?"
And if yes, is the egy mandatory? (I'm guessing since we're talking about an unspecified person it ought to be.)
"Whom does Péter know?" is perfectly good and correct English. That said (and while it's grammatically incorrect) "Who does Péter know?" is by far the commoner usage, and should not be considered "wrong". Even in the 19th century, "who" was becoming acceptable as an alternative to "whom".
Yes, it does, but the english (colloquial) language is a bit sloppy with those two words ;-)
Who? = Ki?
example: Ki megy a házba? = Who goes into the house?
Whom? = Kit?
example: Kit ismersz? / Kit ismertek? / Kit ismer? = Whom do you know? (single you / plural you / formal you)