挑剔

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tiāoti
Zhuyin ㄊㄧㄠ ㄊㄧ˙
IPA (key) /tʰi̯ɑʊ̯⁵⁵ tʰi²/

AdjectiveEdit

挑剔 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tiāoti)

  1. nitpicky, captious
    挑剔。 (trad.)
    挑剔。 (simp.)
    tā zhège rén hěn tiāotì
    This person is so nitpicky.
  2. choosy; fussy

VerbEdit

挑剔 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tiāoti)

  1. to nitpick; to find fault
  2. to be choosy; to be fussy
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 17:19