F diminished Chord (Fdim) & F diminished 7th (Fdim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the F diminished chord, abbreviated as Fdim or F°.

    The F diminished triad consists of the notes F, A♭ and C♭. The 2 inversions to the F diminished triad are A♭ C♭ F and C♭ F A♭.

    The F diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Fdim7 or F°7, has the notes F, A♭, C♭ and E♭♭. The 3 inversions to the F diminished 7th chord are A♭ C♭ E♭♭ F, C♭ E♭♭ F A♭ and E♭♭ C♭ F A♭.

    The intervals of the F diminished chord are the root (F) , minor third (A♭) and diminished fifth (C♭). With the F diminished 7th chord, there's an additional diminished seventh (E♭♭).

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

    F diminished Chord on Piano

    F diminished chord

    notes: F A♭ C♭

    • F
    • A♭
    • B

    F diminished 1st inversion

    notes: A♭ C♭ F

    • A♭
    • B
    • F

    F diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: C♭ F A♭

    • B
    • F
    • A♭

    F diminished 7th chord

    notes: F A♭ C♭ E♭♭

    • F
    • A♭
    • B
    • D

    F diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: A♭ C♭ E♭♭ F

    • A♭
    • B
    • D
    • F

    F diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: C♭ E♭♭ F A♭

    • B
    • D
    • F
    • A♭

    F diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: E♭♭ C♭ F A♭

    • D
    • F
    • A♭
    • B

    🎸 F diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

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

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    F 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 F diminished chord reference are from “ Salamander Grand Piano V3 ” by Alexander Holm, licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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