To play the D Major chord, place the middle finger on the 2nd fret of the top g-string, ring finger on the 2nd fret of the C-string, and little finger on the 2nd fret of the E-string. Let the other string ring open.
D Major Ukulele Chord Explanation
The D major chord contains the notes D-F#-A.
To build a D major chord, take the major triad formula (1-3-5) and apply it to the D major scale (D, E, F#, G, A, B, C#).
Identify the first, third, and fifth scale degrees in the F major scale which are D-F#-A.
Watch the following video to learn how to play a D major chord on ukulele.