D diminished Chord (Ddim) & D diminished 7th (Ddim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the D diminished chord, abbreviated as Ddim or DĀ°.

    The D diminished triad consists of the notes D, F and Aā™­. The 2 inversions to the D diminished triad are F Aā™­ D and Aā™­ D F.

    The D diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Ddim7 or DĀ°7, has the notes D, F, Aā™­ and Cā™­. The 3 inversions to the D diminished 7th chord are F Aā™­ Cā™­ D, Aā™­ Cā™­ D F and Cā™­ D F Aā™­.

    The intervals of the D diminished chord are the root (D) , minor third (F) and diminished fifth (Aā™­). With the D diminished 7th chord, there's an additional diminished seventh (Cā™­).

    šŸŽø You can also jump to guitar chord diagrams for the D diminished and D diminished7th chords in common positions on the guitar fretboard. You'll find both open chords and/or barre chords.

    D diminished Chord on Piano

    D diminished chord

    notes: D F Aā™­

    • D
    • F
    • Aā™­

    D diminished 1st inversion

    notes: F Aā™­ D

    • F
    • Aā™­
    • D

    D diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: Aā™­ D F

    • Aā™­
    • D
    • F

    D diminished 7th chord

    notes: D F Aā™­ Cā™­

    • D
    • F
    • Aā™­
    • B

    D diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: F Aā™­ Cā™­ D

    • F
    • Aā™­
    • B
    • D

    D diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: Aā™­ Cā™­ D F

    • Aā™­
    • B
    • D
    • F

    D diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: Cā™­ D F Aā™­

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • Aā™­

    šŸŽø D diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

    Below you'll find guitar chord diagrams for common chord positions of the D diminished chord and the D diminished 7th chord, along with finger positions or note names.

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    D diminished 7th Guitar Chords

    1 Index finger
    2 Middle finger
    3 Ring finger
    4 Pinky

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    Piano Samples

    The piano samples used for this D diminished chord reference are from ā€œ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ā€ by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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