headedness

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headedness (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of having a particular type of head.
    • 2005 February, Roumyana Pancheva, "The Rise and Fall of Second-Position Clitics", in Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, Volume 23, Number 1, page 103:
      An analysis of the historical change that led to the development of second-position clitics in Old Bulgarian is proposed that implicates a switch in the parameter of headedness of TP.