Dm7 chord

Dm7 chord for guitar in different forms, including open and barre chords.



Dm7 chord diagram

The most common way to play the chord. Use your index finger to bar both marked strings on the 1st fret and avoid playing on the 5th and 6th strings. Dm7 is a four-note chord consisting of D, F, A, C. Dm7 is an abbreviation for D minor 7th.

Alternative shapes

Dm7 barre

  • Dm7 barre shape

Dm7 barre

  • Dm7 barre shape


  • Dm7 chord voicing

Relevant chords


  • Dm7/A chord diagram


  • Dm7/G chord diagram


  • Dm7/F chord diagram

Theory and information

Try in a chord progression

Dm7 - G7 - Cmaj7 (see with diagrams in pdf)

Chord names

Dm7 is a minor 7th chord (a less common abbreviation is Dmin7). Dm7/F, Dm7/A and Dm7/C are inversions of the chord. Notice that Dm7/F uses the same shape as F major.

Alternative chord names

Dm7/G (300211) is identical with G9sus4.
Dm7/F (XX3211) is identical with F.

Notes in the chord

The notes that the Dm7 chord consists of are D, F, A, C.
To get Dm9 add E.
To get D7 replace F with F#.

Written in tab format (main version in open position)

- 1 -
- 1 -
- 2 -
- 0 -
- - -
- - -

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