E Diminished Guitar Chord Charts & Variations

E dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

The Edim chord is made up of the Root, Minor Third, and diminished Fifth

The Edim chord is known as:

  • E Diminished
  • E Dim
  • E Diminished Triad
  • E Ø
  • Edim

The E Diminished chord is made up of the notes E, G, and Bb

Accessible E dim chord text-based diagrams, for blind and visually-impaired people

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Notes in the E dim chord:

E G Bb

How the Diminished chord is built:

1
b2
2
b3
3
4
b5
5
#5
6
b7
7

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Guitar Patterns for the Edim chord

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Position 1
Movable

E dim position 5 guitar chord diagram

Position 2
Open

E dim position 23 guitar chord diagram

Position 3
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E dim position 4 guitar chord diagram

Position 4
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E dim position 24 guitar chord diagram

Position 5
Open

E dim position 1 guitar chord diagram

Position 6
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E dim position 2 guitar chord diagram

Position 7
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E dim position 3 guitar chord diagram

Create your E dim chord shapes

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!

1
b3
1
b5
1
b3
b5
b3
1
b3
b5
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
b5
1
b3
1

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