As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, with dat. to tread on with the foot, to trample on: metaph., t. réttindum e-s.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚱᛅᚦᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- metaphorical, metaphorically.