As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, impers. there is lack or want of a thing; ef þik þrotar föng, Fb. iii. 403; ráðin þrotar fyrir honum, there is lack of counsel for him, he is at his wit’s end, Al. 105; bæði þrotar Klæng biskup móð ok mátt, H. E. i. 239.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚱᚢᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- H. E.
- Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiae. (J. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.