Refers to many kind of languages which compile ("assemble") to native code. Assembler syntax often has the property that it is not too hard to write a program in assembly to parse it, for bootstrapping purposes.


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In Chrysoberyl, languages are considered part of the "assembly language family" even if they just "feel" more or less like an assembly language, but this is pretty subjective.