G diminished Chord (Gdim) & G diminished 7th (Gdim7) on Piano & Guitar

    A piano keyboard reference for the G diminished chord, abbreviated as Gdim or G°.

    The G diminished triad consists of the notes G, B♭ and D♭. The 2 inversions to the G diminished triad are B♭ D♭ G and D♭ G B♭.

    The G diminished 7th chord, abbreviated as Gdim7 or G°7, has the notes G, B♭, D♭ and F♭. The 3 inversions to the G diminished 7th chord are B♭ D♭ F♭ G, D♭ F♭ G B♭ and F♭ G B♭ D♭.

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

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

    G diminished Chord on Piano

    G diminished chord

    notes: G B♭ D♭

    • G
    • B♭
    • D♭

    G diminished 1st inversion

    notes: B♭ D♭ G

    • B♭
    • D♭
    • G

    G diminished 2nd inversion

    notes: D♭ G B♭

    • D♭
    • G
    • B♭

    G diminished 7th chord

    notes: G B♭ D♭ F♭

    • G
    • B♭
    • D♭
    • E

    G diminished 7th 1st inversion

    notes: B♭ D♭ F♭ G

    • B♭
    • D♭
    • F♭
    • G

    G diminished 7th 2nd inversion

    notes: D♭ F♭ G B♭

    • D♭
    • F♭
    • G
    • B♭

    G diminished 7th 3rd inversion

    notes: F♭ G B♭ D♭

    • F♭
    • G
    • B♭
    • D♭

    🎸 G diminished Chord Guitar Diagrams

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

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

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