Inherited from Old East Slavic уѣздъ (uězdŭ), from *u- (compare Russian у- (u-)) + *jězdъ, deverbal of *jězditi (compare Russian е́здить (jézditʹ)). Compare Old Polish ujazd (“lawful circuit around one's land for the purposes of determining the borders”).
- (historical) uyezd; district (administrative unit in the Russian Empire before 1917, also used in reference to some foreign administrative units)
- district in Japan (Russian translation of 郡, now mainly used as a term for grouping towns or villages in a small area of a prefecture)
- уе́здный (ujézdnyj)
- Kazakh: үйез (üyez)