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"how on earth did Zulu end up with a Roman alphabet?"

The usual reason is that they didn't already have an written form of their language and were eventually given one by a passing missionary - in much the same way that a monk named Cyril provided the Russians (and a few others) with his take on how their spoken languages should be written down.

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