F minor 9th chord

Fm9 chord for piano with keyboard diagram.
Explanation: The F minor ninth is a five-note chord. For practical reasons the chord is normally played with omitted notes and/or inverted. The chord is often abbreviated as Fm9 (alternatively Fmin9).
Omissions: Fm9(no3): F - C - Eb - G; Fm9(no5): F - Ab - Eb - G.
Theory: The Fm9 chord is constructed with a root, a minor third, a perfect fifth, a minor seventh and a major ninth.


Fm9 piano chord
Notes: F - Ab - C - Eb - G

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Fm9 inversions and voicings

Fm9/Eb chord diagram
One of many possible inversions (Fm9/Eb)

Fm9 chord diagram
Notes: F - Ab (left hand) C - Eb - G (right hand)
Two-hand voicing

F chord categories

F Fm F7 Fm7 Fmaj7 FmM7 F6 Fm6 F6/9 F5 F9 Fm9 Fmaj9 F11 Fm11 Fmaj11 F13 Fm13 Fmaj13 Fadd F7-5 F7+5 Fsus Fdim Fdim7 Fm7b5 Faug Faug7