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Rih (instrument)

The rih is an instrument that was popular in Eastern Ukraine, with between three and six fingerholes, or sometimes none. Usually they were made from a cylindrical reed with a cow's horn to form the bell. The mouthpiece usually has a single reed although occasionally double reed instruments can be found.


Rih may refer to:

  • Rih (instrument), a Ukrainian instrument
  • RIH (bicycle), a Dutch bicycle manufacturer
  • Rih, a fictional black horse belonging to Kara Ben Nemsi in the books of Karl May, it means “fast as the wind” in Arabic