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.