Dominant seventh chords

We add a 7 to the letter:

C7

With a suspended fourth:

C7sus4


Major seventh chords

We add Maj7, 7 o :

CMaj7


Minor seventh chords

We add min7, m7 or -7:

Cm7


Diminished seventh chord

We add dim7 or o7:

Cdim7


Half-diminished seventh chord

We add 7, o m7(b5):

Cm7b5


Inversions

As with the triads, to indicate an inversion, we add a slash and specify the note that should be played in the bass:

See also: Triads, Ninth Chords, Other Extensions




    
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