How To Play The Cdim Ukulele Chord

To play the Cdim chord, place the little finger on the 5th fret of the top g-string, middle finger on the 3rd fret of the C-string, index finger on the 2nd fret of the E-string, and ring finger on the 3rd fret of the bottom A-string.

Cdim Ukulele Chord Explanation

The Cdim chord contains the notes C-Eb-Gb.

To build a Cdim chord, take the diminished triad formula (1-b3-b5) and apply it to the C major scale (C, D, E, F, G, A, B).

Identify the first, third, and fifth scale degrees in a C major scale which are C-E-G.

Lower the third and fifth scale degrees a half step in accordance with the diminished triad formula, which results in the notes C-Eb-Gb for the Cdim chord.

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