F minor chord

F minor chord for guitar in both basic form and as barre chords.
More Fm chord categories: Fm7


  • Fm chord diagram

Fm barre 1st

  • Fm barre chord diagram

Fm barre 2nd

  • Fm barre chord diagram

Try in a chord progression

Fm - Cm - Bbm - Fm

Finger position (Fm chord)

Index (1st) finger on 3rd and 2nd and 1st (thinnest) strings, 1st fret.
Little (4th) finger on 4th (thinnest) string, 3rd fret.

Chord names

Fm is an abbreviation  for F minor (a less common abbreviation is Fmin).

Theory of the Fm chord

The notes that an Fm chord consists of is F, Ab, C.
To get Fm7 add D.
To get Fm6 add Db.


1st inversion: Fm/Ab (means that Ab is the bass note).

2nd inversion: Fm/C (means that C is the bass note).
Diagrams of these inversions

Written in tab format

- 1 -
- 1 -
- 1 -
- 3 -
- - -
- - -

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