D Major Guitar Chord

also known as Dmaj, DM

  • your first finger goes on the second fret of the third string
  • your second finger goes on the second fret of the first string
  • your third finger goes on the third fret of the second string
  • the fourth string is open
  • the fifth and sixth strings are muted
Diagram of a D major guitar chord at the open position

Notes in a D Major Guitar chord

Root : D

3rd : F#

5th : A

First Inversion

Contains an F# as the bass note.

Notated as D/F#

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Diagram of a D major guitar chord at the open position (first inversion)

D/F#

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Diagram of a D major guitar barre chord at the 2 fret (first inversion)

D/F#

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Diagram of a D major guitar chord at the 2 fret (first inversion)

D/F#

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Second Inversion

Contains an A as the bass note.

Notated as D/A

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Diagram of a D major guitar barre chord at the 10 fret (second inversion)

D/A

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Diagram of a D major guitar barre chord at the 7 fret (second inversion)

D/A

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