v./m./n. choose, select, carry things on a shoulder pole; shoulder pole with its load; load carried on a shoulder pole
Other meanings
[tiǎo]   v./n. bring into the open, make public; provoke, incite, stir up; poke, pick; raise; holding up with a pole; cross-stitch; rising stroke
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
tiāo tī
v. be fastidious, nitpick at, be picky
tā zài shāng diàn huā le liǎng gè xiǎo shí cái tiāo le yí jiàn yī fu
phr. She spent two hours in that shop and selected only one dress.