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i__forget

The pronounciation of 逼婚

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i__forget

Look at this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMc-SDbdcnE (first time I watch this guy) at 0:08 second he pronounces the word "逼婚". The way he pronounces it to my untrained ear sounds as bi4hui4. Based on this I couldn't find it in Pleco so after some time I managed to identify the word and realized the pinyin is actually "bi1hun1". 
Questions:
1. Am I corrent in my statement about bi4hui4? Does it sound to you as well like that?
2. Is his accent bad? Would you listen to him for listening practice?

Thanks!

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陳德聰

孟天, while adorable and very fluent in Chinese, may also occasionally have tongue fumbles like the rest of us unfamous humans. That being said I didn’t really notice it and am not at a computer to pull the audio and run it through Praat.

 

I don’t hear a huì, I still hear hūn. I’m on the fence about whether I hear bì or bī but if you listen a few more seconds he says it very standardly right after.

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somethingfunny

Yeah, he says hun1 a bunch more times almost immediately after.  It could be a combination of him placing emphasis on it, and then the end being edited off - seems like they have some quick-fire editing all round.

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i__forget

True I think he pronounces the word correctly immediately after.

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Lu

I clearly hear two first tones. I can see (hear) why you hear huī instead of hūn: it's the way he stresses the syllable, making it almost hū-ēn, and then sort of letting the -n trail off. That's not wrong though, not sure if it's a local accent but it's perfectly good Chinese. (You can also see this in how 婚 is spelled in bopomofo: ㄏㄨㄣ, h-u-en.)

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