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D dim Description

The D Diminished chord is composed of the Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth

Some chord charts name this chord as:

  • D Diminished
  • D Dim
  • D Diminished Triad
  • D Ø
  • Ddim

The Ddim chord is composed of the notes D, F, and Ab

Learn 5 positions for this chord

Position 1

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 5 of the A string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 6 of the D string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 6 of the B string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 7 of the G string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 2

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 9 of the B string
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 10 of the high E string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 10 of the G string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 12 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

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Position 3

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the B string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 10 of the low E and G strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 11 of the A string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 12 of the D string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

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Position 4

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the A string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 1 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 3 of the D string
  • Place your pinky finger (4) on the fret 3 of the B string

Position Characteristics

  • This position is movable

Audio file

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Position 5

Fingers Positions

  • Mute the low E string
  • Mute the high E string
  • Place your index finger (1) on the fret 6 of the D and B strings at the same time
  • Place your middle finger (2) on the fret 7 of the G string
  • Place your ring finger (3) on the fret 8 of the A string

Position Characteristics

  • This position requires barre
  • This position is movable

Audio file

Listen to the mp3 audio of this chord position

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