Chord Qualities

Chord Type Abbreviation Formula
Major C I-III-V
Minor Cm I-III-V
Augmented C+ I-III-V
Diminished C- I-III-V
Fifth (power chord) C5 I-V
Added ninth Cadd9 I-III-V-IX
Minor Added ninth Cm(add9) I-III-V-IX
Suspended fourth Csus4 I-IV-V
Suspended second Csus2 I-II-V
Sixth C6 I-III-V-VI
Minor sixth Cm6 I-III-V-VI
Major seventh Cmaj7 I-III-V-VII
Major ninth Cmaj9 I-III-V-VII-IX
Minor seventh Cm7 I-III-V-VII
Minor, major seventh Cm(maj7) I-III-V-VII
Minor seventh, flat fifth Cm75 I-III-V-VII
Minor ninth Cm9 I-III-V-VII-IX
Minor eleventh Cm11 I-III-V-VII-IX-XI
Seventh C7 I-III-V-VII
Seventh, suspended fourth C7sus4 I-IV-V-VII
Augmented seventh C+7 I-III-V-VII
Seventh, flat fifth C75 I-III-V-VII
Ninth C9 I-III-V-VII-IX
Seventh, sharp ninth C79 I-III-V-VII-IX
Seventh, flat ninth C79 I-III-V-VII-IX
Eleventh C11 I-III-V-VII-IX-XI
Thirteenth C13 I-III-V-VII-IX-XI-XIII
Diminished seventh C-7 I-III-V-VII

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