The G/D chord is a G Major chord, with the D (the 5th) as the bass note.
The chord is also referred to as G over D, or G ‘slash’ D, or simply, G with a D in the bass.
Technically, the G Major chord with the D in the bass is a second inversion G Major chord.
Some G/D Chord Theory and Info
- The G/D chord contains the notes D, G and B.
- It is a G Major chord with a D in the bass.
- The root note of G/D is G, the bass note is D.