D diminished piano chord - Ddim

The D diminished chord is a 3-note chord consisting of the notes D, F and Ab.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Ddim.

Interactive piano diagram for the D diminished chord

Piano keyboard displaying the D diminished chord with the notes DE#FG#Ab

Extended Chords

Chords that are a superset of Ddim. The chords include more notes but always D, F and Ab.

Scales with Ddim

Below you find all scales that include Ddim:

  • locrian pentatonic
  • super locrian pentatonic
  • minor blues
  • altered
  • locrian #2
  • locrian
  • ultralocrian
  • locrian 6
  • dorian #4
  • lydian diminished
  • hungarian minor
  • hungarian major
  • flamenco
  • todi raga
  • lydian #9
  • bebop locrian
  • diminished
  • half-whole diminished
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • messiaen's mode #7
  • chromatic

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D diminished piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Ddim chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the D diminished chord (Ddim). The notes D, F and Ab are highlighted.