How to Play a Abdim7 Chord on Guitar – Easy Ab Diminished Seventh Guitar Chord

Ab dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

This chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, diminished Fifth, and Diminished Seventh

Different notations for the Abdim7 chord:

  • Ab Diminished Seventh
  • Ab Dim
  • Ab Diminished 7
  • Ab O7
  • Abdim7

The Abdim7 chord is made up of the notes Ab, Cb, Ebb, and Gbb

Notes of the Ab dim7 chord:

AbCbEbbGbb

Tones in the Diminished Seventh chord:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
bb7
b7
7

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Abdim7 Guitar Chord Shapes

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Position 1
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Ab dim7 position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
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Ab dim7 position 2 guitar chord diagram

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Ab dim7 position 3 guitar chord diagram

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Ab dim7 position 4 guitar chord diagram

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Ab dim7 position 5 guitar chord diagram

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How to construct the Ab dim7 chord on guitar

You can create any fingering you like on any part of the fretboard, just play some of the chord tones shown in the map below. Some shapes will sound good, some less, let your ears decide!

b3
b5
bb7
1
bb7
b3
b5
bb7
1
b3
1
b5
bb7
1
b3
b5
b3
bb7
1
b3
b5
bb7
b5
1
b3
b5

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