From Old Norse kitla, whence also Swedish kittla, kittsla, Danish kildre. Confer Old English citelian, Dutch kittelen, German kitzeln, and English tickle.
kitle weak verb (third person singular past indicative kitlaði, supine kitlað)
- (transitive, governs the accusative) to tickle
- (impersonal, governs the accusative) to be ticklish
- Mig kitlar.
- I'm ticklish.