D half-diminished piano chord - Dm7b5

The D half-diminished chord is a 4-note chord consisting of the notes D, F, Ab and C.
You can see these notes highlighted in the interactive piano chart below.
The chord itself is often abbreviated as Dm7b5.

Interactive piano diagram for the D half-diminished chord

Piano keyboard displaying the D half-diminished chord with the notes DE#FG#AbB#C

Reduced chords

Chords that are a subset of Dm7b5. These contain less notes but all of them are included in Dm7b5.

Scales with Dm7b5

Below you find all scales that include Dm7b5:

  • minor blues
  • locrian
  • locrian pentatonic
  • super locrian pentatonic
  • altered
  • locrian #2
  • locrian 6
  • dorian #4
  • hungarian major
  • flamenco
  • bebop locrian
  • half-whole diminished
  • composite blues
  • messiaen's mode #3
  • chromatic

D half-diminished piano chord chart image

In case you prefer a non-interactive variant of the chord chart, we've embedded a PNG image below that shows the notes for the the Dm7b5 chord. Feel free to save or share the image as needed.

Piano chord chart for the D half-diminished chord (Dm7b5). The notes D, F, Ab and C are highlighted.