Steve Eller asked:
<< How do you pronounce "uyezd"? >>
The best explanation - and one that I'll always remember - came >from Vitalija
Gircyte. She said "just think of two words - "ooh" and "yezzd" - combine
them as if you were answering a question in the affirmative - "ooh-yezzd" -
and you've got it.
Davida Noyek Handler