Map – el mapa
To remember that map is pronounced mah-pah (mapa) in Spanish, use the following mnemonic:
The map confused my Ma and Pa (mapa) - we were well and truly lost.
Another way of remembering the Spanish for map is mapa would be:
It wasn't a normal map. This map actually (mapa) led to buried treasure!
Mapa is masculine, so it's el mapa. Imagine an elephant reading a map on a walk.