Ddim Guitar Chord
D diminished for guitar

Ddim Guitar Chord and alternate tunings. 6 chord voicings, charts and sounds. Chord notes and structure: D F Ab (R m3 m5).


Ddim Chord

Full name: D diminished
Guitar sound:


Ddim Guitar Chord Charts

Simplified notation: x x 0 1 3 1 Difficulty level: Intermediate
Ddim for guitar on frets x, x, 0, 1, 3, 1 Ddim for guitar on frets x, x, 0, 1, 3, 1

Simplified notation: x 5 3 x 3 4
Ddim for guitar on frets x, 5, 3, x, 3, 4 Ddim for guitar on frets x, 5, 3, x, 3, 4


Simplified notation: x 5 6 7 6 x
Ddim for guitar on frets x, 5, 6, 7, 6, x Ddim for guitar on frets x, 5, 6, 7, 6, x


Simplified notation: 10 11 12 10 x 10
Ddim for guitar on frets 10, 11, 12, 10, x, 10 Ddim for guitar on frets 10, 11, 12, 10, x, 10


Simplified notation: 10 8 x 10 9 x
Ddim for guitar on frets 10, 8, x, 10, 9, x Ddim for guitar on frets 10, 8, x, 10, 9, x


Simplified notation: x x 12 10 9 10
Ddim for guitar on frets x, x, 12, 10, 9, 10 Ddim for guitar on frets x, x, 12, 10, 9, 10




Ddim Chord Structure

Notes: D F Ab
Interval structure: R m3 m5

Chord construction:
R = D
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = minor 3rd)
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)


Ddim on other instruments

Ddim piano
Ddim Piano chord chart
Ddim guitar
Ddim Guitar chord chart
Ddim ukulele
Ddim mandolin
Ddim banjo


Change tuning

Ddim Chord Harmonized Progressions

D# major scale harmonized triads
D# Fm Gm G# A# Cm Ddim

C natural minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Eb Fm Gm Ab Bb

C harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
Cm Ddim Ebaug Fm G Ab Bdim

D# harmonic minor scale harmonized triads
D#m Fdim Gbaug G#m A# B Ddim

F melodic minor scale harmonized triads
Fm Gm Abaug Bb C Ddim Edim

D# melodic minor scale harmonized triads
D#m Fm Gbaug G# A# Cdim Ddim




Scales Related to Ddim

Scales that include all of the notes of Ddim.
D#/Eb major D#/Eb melodic minor F melodic minor D#/Eb ionian C harmonic minor D#/Eb harmonic minor F#/Gb harmonic minor A harmonic minor C natural minor F dorian G phrygian G#/Ab lydian A#/Bb mixolydian C aeolian D locrian D blues C#/Db diminished (halftone - wholetone) D diminished (halftone - wholetone) E diminished (halftone - wholetone) F diminished (halftone - wholetone)

Ddim summary table

Guitar chord name Ddim (D diminished)
Guitar sound
Notes and structureD F Ab (R m3 m5)
Alternate tunings
Chord Categories basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  
Chord Construction R = D
D + minor interval = F (scale degree = minor 3rd)
F + minor interval = Ab (scale degree = flat/diminished 5th)
Ddim on other instrumentsDdim piano
Ddim Piano chord chart
Ddim guitar
Ddim Guitar chord chart
Ddim ukulele
Ddim mandolin
Ddim banjo

Alter notes of Ddim

F
D
G#
D
 
 
X
X
X
X
X
X




References related to this chord

basic diminished triad.   Dim chord  

Diminished Seventh Chords on Wikipedia

Diminished Triads on Wikipedia

 
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