head initial
Definition - The head directionality parameter setting where the head comes at the beginning of the phrase, e.g. in English "John has put the book on the table."

Notes:
1. As opposed to the head final setting — found in, for example, German — where the head is at the end of the phrase, e.g. Jan hat das Buch auf den Tisch gelegt, John-has the-book on-the-table put



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